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McClellan Relieved From Command FF-8 | Marker History

McClellan Relieved From Command Marker, FF-8

At Rectortown, four miles north, General George B. McClellan received the order relieving him from command of the Army of the Potomac, November 7, 1862. As Burnside, his successor, was present, McClellan immediately turned over the command to him.

Marker Information:
Year On Marker: 1942
Region: Fredericksburg-Culpeper-Warrenton and Upper Piedmont Region
Geographic Location: Fauquier County
Physical Description of Location: Marshall, VA 20115. Located on East Main Street (Rt. 55), less than 1/5 of a mile east of the intersection of East Main Street (Rt. 55) and Co. Road 710. Marker is on the left when traveling east on East Main Street (Rt. 55).
GPS Location: 38.8666196490,-77.8542003690
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