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This Day in Georgia Civil War History

October 24, 1862

Lincoln Sent Sarcastic Note to McClellan

President Abraham Lincoln remained frustrated with another Union General - George McClellan - for his inactivity following the Battle of Antietam. McClellan had argued that his horses were fatigued, on this day Lincoln responded with a sarcastic note wondering what the horses had done to get so tired.