War Order No. 1

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Abraham Lincoln (1809—1865) American Republican statesman

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An order issued in January 1862 by President Abraham Lincoln, calling for a unified aggression by all Union forces against the Confederacy on February 22. It was impractical to implement and the order was ignored by Gen. George B. McClellan.


Subjects: Warfare and Defence.

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