Written by the commander of the Army of the Potomac during some of the bloodiest battles of the American Civil War, this report provides a detailed look at the organization and strategies of the Union army. McClellan offers insight into each of the major battles he fought, including Antietam and Fredericksburg, as well as detailed accounts of the day-to-day life of soldiers on the front. This is essential reading for anyone interested in the history of the Civil War or military strategy in general.This work has been selected by scholars as being culturally important, and is part of the knowledge base of civilization as we know it.This work is in the 'public domain in the United States of America, and possibly other nations. Within the United States, you may freely copy and distribute this work, as no entity (individual or corporate) has a copyright on the body of the work.Scholars believe, and we concur, that this work is important enough to be preserved, reproduced, and made generally available to the public. We appreciate your support of the preservation process, and thank you for being an important part of keeping this knowledge alive and relevant.