Manuscript Group 396, George B. McClellan (1826-1885), Civil War General, Governor of NJ, Papers, 1860-1878
396. MCCLELLAN, GEORGE B. (1826-85), Civil War General, Governor of N.J.
Papers, 1860-78. 63 items.
Primarily letters to McClellan concerning military and political
matters. Most of the political letters relate to McClellan’s bid for
the Presidency in 1864. The collection includes some letters of Mc-
Clellan’s son (also named George Brinton McClellan), Mayor of
New York City from 1903 to 1910, professor of economic history
at Princeton University, and Congressman from New York. In-
dexed in manuscripts catalog. Included is correspondence of:
Arthur M. Peabody, George
Cass, George W7shington Marcy, Randolph Barnes Porter, Fitz john
Everett, Edward Webster, George W.
Gift (in part) of Lida M. Buckley, 1965.