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Port Deposit in Cecil County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Snow’s Battery

 
 
Snow's Battery Marker image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
1. Snow's Battery Marker
Inscription. On August 30, 1861 Battery B of the Union Army under the command of Capt. Alonzo Snow was organized at Port Deposit, composed mainly of men from this town and vicinity. The Battery rendered important service to the Federal forces in the Civil War. Notably artillery support in two bloody battles of 1862, Malvern Hill on the James River in Virginia and Antietam near Sharpsburg in Maryland.
 
Erected by VFW Post 8185 Cecil County Historical Trust Port Deposit Heritage Corporation.
 
Location. 39° 36.243′ N, 76° 6.877′ W. Marker is in Port Deposit, Maryland, in Cecil County. Marker is on Main Street 0.1 miles from Center Street (Maryland Route 276), on the left. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Port Deposit MD 21904, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Gerry House (within shouting distance of this marker); On Alert (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); John A. J. Creswell (about 400 feet away); Adams Hall (about 600 feet away); Washington Hall (about 600 feet away); Bainbridge Naval Training Center
Dwelling built of Port Deposit Granite image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
2. Dwelling built of Port Deposit Granite
Port Deposit granite was used extensively in constructing buildings along Main Street
(approx. 0.2 miles away); Veterans Memorial (approx. 0.2 miles away); Naval Training Center Bainbridge, MD (approx. 0.2 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Port Deposit.
 
Also see . . .  Welcome to Port Deposit’s Historic Walking Tour. (Submitted on July 18, 2007, by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland.)
 
Categories. MilitaryWar, US Civil
 
Granite stairs leading to upper road in Port Deposit image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
3. Granite stairs leading to upper road in Port Deposit
Granite terraces near Main Street image. Click for full size.
By William Pfingsten, July 17, 2007
4. Granite terraces near Main Street
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,808 times since then and 3 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Bill Pfingsten of Bel Air, Maryland. • J. J. Prats was the editor who published this page. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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