November 5, 1862 President Lincoln Removes General McClellan From Command

Although McClellan started out strong, his fading performance as a field commander cost him the confidence of the commander in chief.  McClellan would then run against President Lincoln in 1864 election.  He lost…big time.  The History Channel has the story here.

1105 Lincoln Fires McClellan 1862

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