From March to July in 1862, the Union army under the command of Gen. George B. McClellan launched the "Peninsula Campaign" as a major offensive and came very near to capturing the Confederate capital of Richmond. In the real historical timeline, the nearly-defeated Confederate forces came under the command of Gen. Robert E. Lee and eventually achieved the Union army's withdrawal. (https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Peninsula_campaign)
What if the outcome had been different not only for the course of the war but the Reconstruction to follow with an earlier Union victory during this campaign in 1962?
Robert Cocheu joins our Chris Coppola for this episode.
This episode will also have an enhanced visual component on our YouTube channel.
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