Today's American Minute — How Lee's Lost Order No. 191 changed the Civil War - American Minute with Bill Federer

How Lee's Lost Order No. 191 changed the Civil War - American Minute with Bill Federer

How Lee's Lost Order No. 191 changed the Civil War - American Minute with Bill Federer

How Lee's Lost Order No. 191 changed the Civil War - American Minute with Bill Federer

The same day, September 13, 1862, Union Private Barton W. Mitchell was drinking coffee and inadvertently noticed three cigars on the ground wrapped with a piece of paper.
The paper was a copy of Lee's Special Orders No. 191 addressed to Confederate General D.H. Hill revealing his plan to divide the Confederate Army.

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