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Harpers Ferry

Lee Loses an Order

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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