Lee Loses an Order

Harpers Ferry, Virginia
George McClellan

As Robert E. Lee moved his army into Maryland, Union General George McClellan recieved an astounding piece of intelligence–a lost copy of Special Orders No. 191, which outlined Lee’s plans for his army’s future movements.

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One Response to Lee Loses an Order

  1. Harry says:

    Actually, SO 191 – by the time McClellan received it – outlined (somewhat incorrectly) the plans for Lee’s army’s PAST movements.

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