Chapter 18. The Winter of Northern Discontent. Recap: What’s Happening. McClellan has been removed from command by President Lincoln Gen. Don Carlos Buell has also been removed from command in the West
The Winter of Northern Discontent
In late 1862, Lincoln replaced McClellan with Ambrose E. Burnside (left).
Burnside was a reluctant commander and had turned down this position in the past, but Lincoln had no other options at this point.