The finding of Lee's lost order. by Silas Colgrove, Brevet Brigadier-General, U. S. V.
In replquest for the particulars of the finding of General Lee's lost dispatch, Special orders no. 191, an
The order was signed by Colonel Chilton, General Lee's adjutant-general, and the signature was aorder giving directions for the movement of General Lee's entire army, designating the route and obe was fought.
During the night of the 14th General Lee's army fell back toward the Potomac River, South Mountain was fought in order to give General Lee time to move his trains, which were then paghborhood of Boonsboro‘. It is evident from General Lee's movements from the time he left Fredericklas Colgrove describes above, was the finder of Lee's order, writes to say that his father was seveber of my staff a copy (original) of one of General Lee's orders of march, directed to General D. H. Hill, which order developed General Lee's intended operations for the next few days, and was of v