Trivia

Last Month:

In May of 1861, Lincoln has called for 22,000 regulars which would serve under three new major generals. These three names -McClellan, Halleck, and Fremont were all recommended by this Brigadier General. Who was he?

Answer:

Early in the War, this recommendation of generalships came down through, of course, Irwin McDowell and passed on to Salmon Chase in Lincoln’s Cabinet.

This Month:

What Civil War battle was begun with these polite words given by this general to his fellow subordinate commanders: “Bring up your men, gentlemen”?