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Civil War General McClellan: Calligrams Hiding in Plain Sight

Posted by: Neely Tucker

This is a guest post by Michelle Krowl, a historian in the Manuscript Division, who always writes so well about her specialty, the Civil War and Reconstruction era. Researchers discover all kinds of materials in the George Brinton McClellan Papers that suit their varied research interests, and this collection is now available online through the …