General Robert E. Lee & The Army of Northern
Virginia have moved forward to Frederick, Maryland while a short distance to
the southwest Stonewall Jackson has surrounded a Federal Army at Harper's
Ferry, Virginia. In between lies Crown Rose Plantation. A company of the 1st
Virginia Infantry has been ordered to set a picket post at Crown Rose, help
keep communications open between Lee and Jackson, protect civilians and
their property and maintain a watch for enemy cavalry patrols.