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army of the potomac wikipedia - the army of the potomac was the principal union army in the eastern theater of the american civil war it was created in july 1861 shortly after the first battle of bull run and was disbanded in may 1865 following the surrender of the confederate army of northern virginia in april, army of the potomac encyclopedia virginia - the army of the potomac was formed from the army of northeastern virginia which under brigadier general irvin mcdowell had suffered a humiliating defeat near manassas junction virginia on july 21 1861, army of the potomac united states history britannica com - from the command of the army of the potomac nov 7 1862 burnside over his own protests was chosen to replace him after a crushing defeat at the battle of fredericksburg december burnside was replaced by general joseph hooker jan 26 1863, the army of the potomac mr lincoln s army glory road - this is the first book of a trilogy by author bruce catton about the civil war exploits of the army of the potomac its a wonderfully written account of the period from the summer after the start of the war april 12 1861 to when its first commander george mcclellan was permanently relieved by president lincoln on november 5 1862, the army of the potomac 3 vols by bruce catton - the army of the potomac trilogy is necessarily written from the union viewpoint but catton more than does justice to those who fought for the south unl mom bought the book club editions for me back in the early 60s, army of the potomac ohio history central - the army of the potomac did succeed in stopping the army of northern virginia s invasions of the union at the battle of antietam in 1862 and the battle of gettysburg in 1863 but victories during the conflict s first three years were few for the army of the potomac, the army of the potomac the civil war in the east - the army of the potomac officially known as the department of the potomac was the main field army of the united states in the eastern theater for most of the civil war it was tasked with protecting the national capital of washington and with capturing the confederate capital of richmond, army of the potomac military wiki fandom powered by wikia - during the time that the army of virginia existed the army of the potomac was headquartered on the virginia peninsula and then outside washington d c with mcclellan still in command although three corps of the army of the potomac were sent to northern virginia and were under pope s operational control during the northern virginia campaign, building the army of the potomac historynet - when the army of the potomac went to war on the virginia peninsula in the spring of 1862 it contained only two brigades of regular infantry and four regiments of regular cavalry regular batteries were well represented however regular artillery would always be a major force in the potomac army, army of the potomac organization at gettysburg - organization of the federal army of the potomac during the civil war battle of gettysburg july 1 3 1863 army of the potomac major general george g meade strength 93 700 men 372 guns casualties 3 150 killed 14 500 wounded 5 150 missing 22 800 total, army of the potomac blue and gray trail - from its beginning as the army of northeastern virginia the union army of the potomac was the largest of all armies engaged in the civil war at the battle of bull run more than 30 000 men were ready for duty under the command of irvin mcdowell slightly less that four years later at the surrender at appomattox more than 125 000 men were under the command of george meade, confederate army of the potomac wikipedia - the confederate army of the potomac whose name was short lived was the command under brig gen p g t beauregard in the early days of the american civil war its only major combat action was the first battle of bull run afterwards the army of the shenandoah was merged into the army of the potomac with gen joseph e johnston the commander of the shenandoah taking command, the army of the potomac trilogy mr lincoln s army glory - the army of the potomac trilogy mr lincoln s army glory road a stillness at appomattox bruce catton on amazon com free shipping on qualifying offers civil war historian bruce catton s popular trilogy on the american civil war, the army of the potomac at gettysburg gettysburg - the order of battle of the union army of the potomac at gettysburg 1863