Quotations by George B. McClellan
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Born: Sunday, December 3, 1826
Died: Thursday, October 29, 1885 (58 years old)
All quiet along the Potomac.
Conscious of my own weakness, I can only seek fervently the guidance of the Ruler of the Universe, and, relying on His all-powerful aid, do my best to restore Union and peace to a suffering people, and to establish and guard their liberties and rights.
(Keywords: Peace, People, Rights, Guidance, Suffering, Universe, Weakness)
The moment for action has arrived, and I know that I can trust in you to save our country.
(Keywords: Trust, Action, Country)
The Union, which can alone insure internal peace, and external security to each State, Must and Shall be Preserved, cost what it may in time, treasure, and blood.
(Keywords: Peace, Time, Blood, May, Security, State, Treasure)
When this sad war is over we will all return to our homes, and feel that we can ask no higher honor than the proud consciousness that we belonged to the Army of the Potomac.
(Keywords: War, Army, Consciousness, Honor, Will)