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McClellan's Peninsula Campaign

Campaign Name : McClellan's Peninsula Campaign

Date(s) : 04 April 1862 - 02 July 1862

Part of : American Civil War , Eastern Theatre, 1862 ,


General McClelland's unsuccessfull attempt to take Richmond by landing on, and advancing up the James Peninsula.

Union forces were halted in front of Richmond and due both to a lack of agression on McClellan's part and tactical brilliance and audacity on Lee's Union forces were forced back to their landing point in 'The Seven Days' battles

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