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Post Posted:: May 4th, 2017, 8:21 am 

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McClellan's Own Story by George Brinton McClellan (1826 - 1885).



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Memoirs of General George Brinton McClellan, commanding general of the Army of the Potomac during the early years of the American Civil War. The work covers the time that McClellan commanded the Army of the Potomac, including the Peninsula Campaign, the Seven Days' Battles, and the Battle of Antietam. ( )



  • Text source (only read from this text!): https://archive.org/details/mcclellansownst01primgoog
  • Type of proof-listening required (Note: please read the PL FAQ): standard



    IMPORTANT - soloist, please note: in order to limit the amount of languishing projects (and hence the amount of files on our hard-pressed server), we ask that you post an update at least once a month in your project thread, even if you haven't managed to record anything. If we don't hear from you for three months, your project may be opened up to a group project if a Book Coordinator is found. Files you have completed will be used in this project. If you haven't recorded anything yet, your project will be removed from the forum (contact any admin to see if it can be re-instated).
    Please don't download or listen to files belonging to projects in process (unless you are the BC or PL). Our servers are not set up to handle the greater volume of traffic. Please wait until the project has been completed. Thanks!



    Magic Window:



    BC Admin
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    This paragraph is temporary and will be replaced by the MC with the list of sections and reader (Magic Window) once this project is in the admin system.


    • Project Code: WmHUl7ye



    • Link to author on Wikipedia (if available): (George Brinton McClellan) : https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/George_B._McClellan

    • Link to title on Wikipedia (if available):
    • Number of sections (files) this project will have: 41
    • Does the project have an introduction or preface [y/n]: Yes
    • Original publication date (if known):
    • If you are a new volunteer, how would you like your name (or pseudonym) credited in the catalog? Mike Manolakes Do you have a URL you would like associated with your name?: http://www.manolakes.com
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    Genres for the project: *Non-fiction/War & Military; *Non-fiction/Biography & Autobiography

    Keywords that describe the book: memoirs, American civil war, george b. mcclellan


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  • The reader will record the following at the beginning and end of each file:
    No more than 0.5 to 1 second of silence at the beginning of the recording!
    START of recording (Intro):
    • "Chapter [number] of McClellan's Own Story. This is a LibriVox recording. All LibriVox recordings are in the public domain. For more information, or to volunteer, please visit: librivox DOT org"
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • Say:
      "McClellan's Own Story, by George Brinton McClellan. [Chapter]"


    For the second and all subsequent sections, you may optionally use the shortened form of this intro disclaimer:
    • "Chapter [number] of McClellan's Own Story by George Brinton McClellan. This LibriVox recording is in the Public Domain."
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • Only if applicable, say:
      "[Chapter title]"

    END of recording:
    • At the end of the section, say:
      "End of [Chapter]"
    • If you wish, say:
      "Recording by [your name], [city, your blog, podcast, web address]"
    • At the end of the book, say (in addition):
      "End of McClellan's Own Story, by George Brinton McClellan. "

    There should be 5 seconds silence at the end of the recording, or 10 seconds for files longer than 30 minutes.
  • Example filename mcclellansownstory_##_mcclellan_128kb.mp3 (all lower-case) where ## is the section number (e.g. mcclellansownstory_01_mcclellan_128kb.mp3)
  • Example ID3 V2 tags
    Artist: George Brinton McClellan
    Title: ## - [Section title]
    Album: McClellan's Own Story


    [b]Transfer of files (completed recordings)

    Please always post in this forum thread when you've sent a file. Also, post the length of the recording (file duration: mm:ss) together with the link.
    • Upload your file with the LibriVox Uploader:https://librivox.org/login/uploader
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      (If you have trouble reading the image above, please message an admin)
    • You'll need to select the MC, which for this project is: icequeen
    • When your upload is complete, you will receive a link - please post it in this thread.
    • If this doesn't work, or you have questions, please check our How To Send Your Recording wiki page.


    Any questions?
    Please post below


Last edited by MManolakes on May 23rd, 2017, 6:56 pm, edited 1 time in total.

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Post Posted:: May 4th, 2017, 8:34 am 
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I can MC this one for you! Back in a moment with your MW!

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Post Posted:: May 4th, 2017, 8:48 am 
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OK, Mike, your MW is ready for you, but I made one change for you and I have some homework for you to do.

I changed the link for the text. Google books tends to not be as accessible to the world as archive is. I changed your link to archive, same book, at Google Books, but accessible to all.

Because you are a new soloist, you need to access the workflow system for the first time. This document tells you how to access the workflow system, which is our Magic Window (MW), and how to change your password. Please do this right away because, as a soloist, you are the one who maintains your MW as your own Book Coordinator. Let me know when you have done this, or if you are having any problems.

I have also added a ~ to let people know that we need a DPL. We will wait here a few days to see if we can pick one up. If we don't, that fine, go ahead and record and upload your files. Sometimes DPL's will wait a little bit if you are new.

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Post Posted:: May 4th, 2017, 9:52 am 

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Thanks, Ann. I was able to change my password and enter the workflow system.

Looking forward to this solo project! I'll let you know if I have any questions!

Mike


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Post Posted:: May 5th, 2017, 8:25 pm 
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Great! I'm glad you had no problems! Now you get to fill in the section titles, let me know if you have any questions.

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Post Posted:: May 6th, 2017, 11:50 am 

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An interesting man, whom history has judged to be worth less than his own opinion of himself. I'm glad you're taking this on!

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Post Posted:: May 8th, 2017, 2:42 pm 
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Moving on to Going Solo!

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Post Posted:: May 10th, 2017, 8:59 am 

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Sections 00 and 01, Biographical Sketch of George B. McClellan, parts 1 and 2 (split into 2 parts for length)

Part 1, duration 33:21
https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/mcclellansownstory_00_mcclellan_128kb.mp3

Part 2, duration 42:07
https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/mcclellansownstory_01_mcclellan_128kb.mp3

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Post Posted:: May 10th, 2017, 9:22 am 
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MManolakes wrote:
Sections 00 and 01, Biographical Sketch of George B. McClellan, parts 1 and 2 (split into 2 parts for length)

Part 1, duration 33:21
https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/mcclellansownstory_00_mcclellan_128kb.mp3

Part 2, duration 42:07
https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/mcclellansownstory_01_mcclellan_128kb.mp3

Mike


Hi Mike,

I went ahead and pasted your links and times into the MW, but you can do that for the rest of them. Great job on the section titles! You're doing great!

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Post Posted:: May 10th, 2017, 12:34 pm 
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Would enjoy being dpl.
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Post Posted:: May 10th, 2017, 3:36 pm 
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craigdav1 wrote:
Would enjoy being dpl.
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That would be great! Thanks Dave!

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Post Posted:: May 10th, 2017, 3:45 pm 
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0-1 PL OK.


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Post Posted:: May 11th, 2017, 2:45 pm 

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Section 02, Introduction and Chapter 1
Duration 31:01

https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/mcclellansownstory_02_mcclellan_128kb.mp3

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Post Posted:: May 11th, 2017, 4:20 pm 
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2 PL OK.

Interesting!


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Post Posted:: May 23rd, 2017, 6:59 pm 

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Section 03, Chapter 2. Duration 36:24.

https://librivox.org/uploads/icequeen/mcclellansownstory_03_mcclellan_128kb.mp3

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