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Object Name Orders, Military
Catalog Number REL-46
Collection CONFEDERATE MILITARY LEADERS COLLECTION
Date October 2, 1862
Scope & Content General Orders No. 116, October 2, 1862

Physical Appearance: The military orders are General Orders No. 116, dated October 2, 1862. In this printed, duplicate document, Lee expresses his admiration for the army, recounting the Confederate victory at Cedar Mountain and Harper's Ferry. He also reviews the bravery of the troops at Sharpsburg and urges them onward as "more remains to be accomplished."
People Lee, Robert E.
Subjects Military officers
Military leadership
Armies
Battles
Victories