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The finding of Lee's lost order. by Silas Colgrove, Brevet Brigadier-General, U. S. V. In reply to your request for the particulars of the finding of General Lee's lost dispatch, Special orders no. 191, and the manner in which it reached General McClellan, I beg leave to submit the following account: The Twelfth Army Corps arrived at Frederick, Maryland, about noon on the 13th of September, 1862. The 27th Indiana Volunteers, of which I was colonel at that date, belonged to the Third Brigade, First Division, of that corps. We stacked arms on the same ground that had been occupied by General D. H. Hill's division the evening before. Within a very few minutes after halting, the order was brought to me by First Sergeant John M. Bloss and Private B. W. Mitchell, of Company F, 27th Indiana Volunteers, who stated that it was found by Private Mitchell near where they had stacked arms. When I received the order it was wrapped around three cigars, and Private Mitchell stated th