General George B. McClellan is one of the most complex and controversial figures in American history. This study traces the military exploits of the first commander of the Northern armies and examines his character and religious convictions. Readers will discover why McClellan risked his career, his family's security, his reputation, and his life to preserve the Union and the God given liberties of its citizens. Photographs and illustrations included. 208 pages, softcover. Grades 9-12.