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McClellan is our Man — The Favorite Song of the Army of the Potomac
Credit: HarpWeek
Original Author: Harper's Weekly
Created: August 2, 1862
Medium: Woodcut engraving
Publisher: HarpWeek

McClellan is our Man – The Favorite Song of the Army of the Potomac

This engraving of camp life in the Union Army of the Potomac appeared in the August 2, 1862, issue of Harper's Weekly. According to the magazine, "It represents the soldiers of the Army of the Potomac singing their favorite song, 'M'Clellan is our Man!'" The magazine even printed a sample verse for its readers: "M'Clellan is our man / M'Clellan is our man / We'll show our deeds / Where'er he leads / M'Clellan is our man!"

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