McClellan's Other Story: The Political Intrigue of Colonel Thomas M. Key, Confidential Aide to General George B. McClellan. William B. Styple.

McClellan's Other Story: The Political Intrigue of Colonel Thomas M. Key, Confidential Aide to General George B. McClellan

Belle Grove Publishing Company, 2012. First edition. Hardcover. New in dust jacket. First printing. Hardcover. 317 pp. with bibliography, index. Illustrations. The story of Kentucky-born Union Colonel Thomas Marshall Key, staff officer for Major General George Mcclellan from 1861-1863. Historians have recognized Key as having a dominating and controlling influence over McClellan, advising him on war policy and even ignoring orders from the Lincoln administration. In the years after the war, close friends blamed Key for steering McClellan badly with dubious political advice that not only ruined the general's career but prpbably prolonged the Civil War. New / new. Item #E23942
ISBN: 9781883926250

Price: $21.95

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