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10.22.12

America's Worst Generals, Ctd.

Here are your nominations to date for the list of worst generals in US history. Any more? Remember, the criterion is military incompetence: Benedict Arnold and Robert E. Lee were bad Americans, but not bad generals.

Horatio Gates
James Wilkinson
William Hull
Ambrose Burnside
George McClellan
John Pope
Braxton Bragg
John Bell Hood
Lloyd Fredenhall
John Lucas
Douglas MacArthur
William Westmoreland
Tommy Franks