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Maj. Gen. John Pope

  • CIVIL WAR TIMES MAGAZINE

    Insight: Capitol Commanders

    A Congressional committee kept a close eye on Union generals Report of the Joint Committee on the Conduct of the War ranks among the indispensable sources on the Union war effort. Published in eight volumes between 1863 and 1866 and...

  • Civil War Times Magazine

    Ural on URLs US Dakota War

    In August 1862, Americans from New York City to Union-occupied New Orleans watched as Robert E. Lee’s Confederates moved against Union General John Pope’s Army of Virginia. Many were unaware of a boiling cauldron far to their north in...

  • AMERICA'S CIVIL WAR MAGAZINE

    ‘Badly Whipped He Will Be’

    The Union found to its chagrin that John Pope and the war in the east were not a good fit. Spring 1862 had begun with such promise for the North. The “Young Napoleon,” Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan, had methodically organized and, by...