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McClellan Memorial

 
 
McClellan Memorial image. Click for full size.
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.
 
Location. 38° 55.002′ N, 77° 2.791′ W. Marker is in Kalorama Triangle, District of Columbia, in Washington. Marker is at the intersection of Connecticut Ave. NW and California Ave. NW, on Connecticut Ave. NW. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Washington DC 20009, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. President Reagan Assassination Attempt (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); General Manuel Belgrano (about 700 feet away); From 1890 to 1910 (approx. 0.3 miles away); Fraser Mansion (approx. 0.3 miles away); Connecticut Ave. from Lafayette Square to Ashmead Place (approx. 0.3 miles away); Alberto Santos-Dumont (approx. 0.3 miles away); The Arts in Sheridan-Kalorama (approx. 0.3 miles away); Chief Justice Charles Evans Hughes (approx. 0.3 miles away).
 
Related marker.
McClellan Memorial, inscription, south face image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 24, 2010
2. McClellan Memorial, inscription, south face
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. (Submitted on April 24, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland.)
 
Additional keywords. Frederick MacMonnies, sculptor; "Young Napoleon"; "Little Mac".
 
Categories. MilitaryNotable PersonsPoliticsWar, US Civil
 
McClellan Memorial: inscription, north face image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 24, 2010
3. McClellan Memorial: inscription, north face
McClellan Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 24, 2010
4. McClellan Memorial
McClellan Memorial image. Click for full size.
By Richard E. Miller, April 24, 2010
5. McClellan Memorial
George B. McClellan image. Click for full size.
By Matthew Brady, circa 1862
6. George B. McClellan
(National Archives)
Wood carving of George B. McClellan image. Click for full size.
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 March 4, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 24, 2010, by Richard E. Miller of Oxon Hill, Maryland. This page has been viewed 874 times since then and 40 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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