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McClellan Memorial

 
 
McClellan Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, April 24, 2010
1. McClellan Memorial
Inscription.  
[inscription, south face]
Major General
George Brinton McClellan
1826 - 1885

[inscription, north face]
Erected by the
Society of the Army of the Potomac
and the Congress of the United States
1907

 
Erected 1907 by The Society of the Army of the Potomac and the U. S. Congress.
 
Topics. This historical marker and memorial is listed in these topic lists: Government & PoliticsWar, US Civil. A significant historical year for this entry is 1826.
 
Location. 38° 55.002′ N, 77° 2.791′ W. Marker is in Kalorama Triangle in Washington, District of Columbia. Marker is at the intersection of Connecticut Avenue Northwest and California Street Northwest, on the right when traveling north on Connecticut Avenue Northwest. Touch for map. Marker is at or near this postal address: 1914 Connecticut Avenue Northwest, Washington DC 20009, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Embassy of the Republic of Malta (within shouting distance of this marker); Wyoming Apartments (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); President Reagan Assassination Attempt
McClellan Memorial, inscription, south face image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, April 24, 2010
2. McClellan Memorial, inscription, south face
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(about 400 feet away); Architects and Architecture (about 400 feet away); Rooms With a View (about 500 feet away); "Best Addresses" (about 600 feet away); Educational Institutions (about 700 feet away); General Manuel Belgrano (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Kalorama Triangle.
 
Related marker. Click here for another marker that is related to this marker. To better understand the relationship, study each marker in the order shown.
 
Also see . . .  George B. McClellan. Wikipedia entry (Submitted on September 6, 2021, by Larry Gertner of New York, New York.) 
 
Additional keywords. Frederick MacMonnies, sculptor; "Young Napoleon"; "Little Mac".
 
McClellan Memorial: inscription, north face image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, April 24, 2010
3. McClellan Memorial: inscription, north face
McClellan Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, April 24, 2010
4. McClellan Memorial
McClellan Memorial image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Richard E. Miller, April 24, 2010
5. McClellan Memorial
George B. McClellan image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Matthew Brady, circa 1862
6. George B. McClellan
(National Archives)
Wood carving of George B. McClellan image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, February 16, 2015
7. Wood carving of George B. McClellan
This wood carving of George B. McClellan hangs in the National Portrait Gallery in Washington, DC.

“This wood carving was reputedly removed from the stern of a ship built in Thomaston, Maine.” — National Portrait Gallery
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 6, 2021. It was originally submitted on April 24, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,020 times since then and 34 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on April 24, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.   7. submitted on September 1, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Craig Swain was the editor who published this page.

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Dec. 6, 2022