Army of the Potomac

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Потомакская армия
Дивизия северян, сформированная после первого поражения у Бул-Рана [Bull Run, First Battle of] 25 июля 1861 генералом Дж. Макклелланом [McClellan, George Brinton] с целью охраны подступов к р. Потомак [Potomac River] и защиты г. Вашингтона. К 1862 состояла примерно из 80 тыс. человек, в том числе иностранных волонтеров. Участвовала в Кампании на Полуострове [Peninsular Campaign] и в сражении при Антиетаме [Antietam, Battle of] в 1862. Несмотря на поражения под Фредериксбергом [Fredericksburg, Battle of], Чэнселлорсвиллом [Chancellorsville, Battle of], общую деморализованность армии и некоторое недоверие к Макклеллану в Вашингтоне, ей удалось взять г. Геттисберг [Gettysburg, Battle of]

English-Russian dictionary of regional studies. 2013.

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