|Object Name||Orders, Military|
|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."
Lee, Robert E.