Near Frederick in Frederick County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Headquarters of Generals Robert E. Lee
“Stonewall” Jackson and Longstreet
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. Touch for directions.
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 July 9, 1864 battle of Monocacy.
Related markers. 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 •
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 2,394 times since then and 25 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.