"MCCLELLAN IS TO ME ONE OF THE MYSTERIES OF THE WAR" (ULYSSES S. GRANT)
MCCLELLAN, George B. Report on the Organization. New York, 1864.
First edition of the campaign autobiography of General McClellan—"one of the most complex and controversial figures in all of American history"—issued in during the Civil War the same year he opposed Lincoln in the 1864 presidential campaign, featuring McClellan's "Account of the Campaign in Western Virginia," with folding frontispiece map of the Battle of Antietam, full-page maps of the Peninsula, Richmond and the Siege of Yorktown, along with two full-page charts, in original cloth. $750.