The famous Special Orders 191 and ensuing battles.
Frederick, MD – Monocacy National Battlefield will be holding a special event this Saturday to explore the mysteries surrounding Robert E. Lee’s Lost Orders during the Civil War.
The event will discuss Special Orders 191 that precursored both the battles of South Mountain and Antietam in 1862.
The program will discuss the inception of Orders 191, its loss, its recovery, and the resulting mythology around it.
The Mystery and Myths of Lee’s Lost Orders is free to the public and is being held Saturday at 11AM, 1PM, and 3PM at 5201 Urbana Pike in Frederick. More information can be found at NPS.gov.
By Timothy Young