On this day in the Civil War, Union General John McClernand is relieved of his corps command by General Ulysses S. Grant, due to repeated acts of insubordination.


General John McClernand

(Photo Credit: Library of Congress)


Leave a Reply

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in:

WordPress.com Logo

You are commenting using your WordPress.com account. Log Out /  Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out /  Change )

Connecting to %s