McClellan Special Order 191



McClellan's copy is held by the Library of Congress. McClellan retained posession of the document during his life,
at his death in 1886, his estate transferred it to the Library.

Special Order 191 front
McClellan copy of Special Order 191

McCllean Special Order 191 back



Collected by Joseph Ryan from the Library of Congress


Who wrote the Lost Order?

Supporting Exhibits

Sharpsburg Campaign: Photo Album

Lee's Ruse of War: Special Order 191

American Civil War Exhibits



Joe Ryan

Joe Ryan Original Works


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.