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Near Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Headquarters of Generals Robert E. Lee

“Stonewall” Jackson and Longstreet

 
 
Headquarters of Generals Robert E. Lee, "Stonewall" Jackson and Longstreet Marker image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 7, 2007
1. Headquarters of Generals Robert E. Lee, "Stonewall" Jackson and Longstreet Marker
Inscription. Headquarters of Generals Robert E. Lee, “Stonewall” Jackson, and Longstreet Sept. 6-9, 1862

Here was written the famous lost order No. 191 and the proclamation to the people of Maryland.
 
Erected by State Roads Commission.
 
Location. 39° 22.587′ N, 77° 23.824′ W. Marker is near Frederick, Maryland, in Frederick County. Marker is at the intersection of Urbana Pike (Maryland Route 355) and New Technology Way, on the right when traveling east on Urbana Pike. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Frederick MD 21701, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. This Boulder Overlooks the Monocacy Battlefield (here, next to this marker); Battle of Monocacy (here, next to this marker); Monocacy Battlefield (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); The Lost Order (about 500 feet away); 1862 Antietam Campaign (about 500 feet away); Battle Begins (about 500 feet away); A Bold Plan (about 600 feet away); Caught in the Crossfire (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Frederick.
 
More about this marker. Located at a pull-off and concrete platform featuring two battle monuments for the
Headquarters of Generals Robert E. Lee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Mike Stroud, 2003
2. Headquarters of Generals Robert E. Lee Marker
July 9, 1864 battle of Monocacy.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. Lost Special Orders 191 markers
 
Also see . . .  Story of Orders No. 191. (Submitted on July 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.)
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
View of the Marker and Monocacy Battle Monuments image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 7, 2007
3. View of the Marker and Monocacy Battle Monuments
Taken from the new visitor's center at the Monocacy Battlefield.
Headquarters of Generals Robert E. Lee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 25, 2009
4. Headquarters of Generals Robert E. Lee Marker
Headquarters of Generals Robert E. Lee Marker image. Click for full size.
By Brandon Fletcher, June 25, 2009
5. Headquarters of Generals Robert E. Lee Marker
Marker in relation to the Monocacy Visitor's Center (across the road)
Site where Lost Orders were Found image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, July 7, 2007
6. Site where Lost Orders were Found
Just to the west of the railroad is a rise where based on first hand accounts, First Sergeant John M. Bloss and Corporal Barton Warren Mitchell of the 27th Indiana Infantry found an envelope containing a copy of Orders No. 191. At the time of the war, a station house stood here, and was known as Monocacy Junction.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on July 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 2,222 times since then and 61 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on July 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on November 23, 2008, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina.   3. submitted on July 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   4, 5. submitted on August 9, 2015, by Brandon Fletcher of Chattanooga, Tennessee.   6. submitted on July 8, 2007, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page.
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