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    William Sherman. While commanding the Army of Northern Virginia during 1862 and 1863, Robert E. Lee and his army repeatedly defeated much larger and better equipped Federal armies. Abraham Lincoln and his cabinet, struggling to find a commander who could match Lee, appointed a string of commanders to lead to top eastern theater army. George McClellan, John Pope, Ambrose Burnside, and Joe Hooker would each face Lee's army and fail. William Tecumseh Sherman, while present at First Manassas, was subsequently moved to the Western theater, and did not directly face Lee's army.

  • Sorry, that's incorrect
    Answer:

    William Sherman. While commanding the Army of Northern Virginia during 1862 and 1863, Robert E. Lee and his army repeatedly defeated much larger and better equipped Federal armies. Abraham Lincoln and his cabinet, struggling to find a commander who could match Lee, appointed a string of commanders to lead to top eastern theater army. George McClellan, John Pope, Ambrose Burnside, and Joe Hooker would each face Lee's army and fail. William Tecumseh Sherman, while present at First Manassas, was subsequently moved to the Western theater, and did not directly face Lee's army.

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