Theater of Operations


  (1) the direction of Harpers Ferry from Frederick vs the direction to Hagerstown;
(2) The road net between Frederick and the Potomac;
(3) Lee's line of communication to Winchester and the obvious way Mac might intercept it.

Map created for the Author by: Kenneth M. Reidclick to enlarge
McCllean view September 13 1862


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About the author:
Joe Ryan is a Los Angeles trial lawyer who has traveled the route of the Army of Northern Virginia, from Richmond to Gettysburg several times.