A Whiff of Treason? John Hay, George B. McClellan, and the Incident with Major John J. Key — Emerging Civil War

ECW welcomes guest author Alexander B. Rossino A scandalous incident occurred in Washington, D.C. soon after the end of the 1862 Maryland Campaign. In late September, Maj. John J. Key, an officer attached to the staff of general-in-chief Henry Halleck, and the brother of Maj. Gen. George B. McClellan’s closest advisor, Col. Thomas M. Key,…

A Whiff of Treason? John Hay, George B. McClellan, and the Incident with Major John J. Key — Emerging Civil War
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