Irvin McDowell


'Irvin McDowell' can also refer to...


More Like This

Show all results sharing this subject:

  • Warfare and Defence


Show Summary Details

Quick Reference

(1818–85) Union general, born in Columbus, Ohio. He commanded forces at First (1861) and Second (1862) Bull Run but held no important commands after his performance at those two disastrous defeats, which proved him ineffective in the field.

From The Oxford Essential Dictionary of the U.S. Military in Oxford Reference.

Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

Reference entries

Users without a subscription are not able to see the full content. Please, subscribe or login to access all content.