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Salisbury in Wicomico County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gen. John Henry Winder, C.S.A.

1800-1865

 
 
Gen. John Henry Winder, C.S.A. Marker Photo, Click for full size
By F. Robby, November 3, 2007
1. Gen. John Henry Winder, C.S.A. Marker
Inscription. Born near Nanticoke, John Henry Winder was successively a graduate and instructor at West Point. A veteran of the Seminole and Mexican wars, Gen. Winder joined the Confederacy in 1861, and eventually directed all Confederate military prisons east of the Mississippi.
 
Erected by Maryland Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Location. 38° 21.931′ N, 75° 36.032′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Marker is at the intersection of Main Street and Division Street, on the left when traveling east on Main Street. Click for map. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury MD 21801, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Great Salisbury Fire (here, next to this marker); Historic Byrd Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); The General Humphreys Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Wye Oak Seedling (within shouting distance of this marker); St. Peter's Church (about 400 feet away, measured in a direct line); Wicomico Presbyterian Church (approx. 0.2 miles away); Newtown Historic District (approx. 0.2 miles away); Charles H. Chipman Cultural Center (approx. 0.3 miles away). Click for a list of all markers in Salisbury.
 
Also see . . .
Gen. John Henry Winder, C.S.A. Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, February 9, 2013
2. Gen. John Henry Winder, C.S.A. Marker
 John H. Winder (1800–1865). Atkinson, M. in the Encyclopedia Virginia,. Virginia Foundation for the Humanities, 2 Nov. 2013. (Submitted on February 26, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.) 
 
Categories. Notable PersonsWar, Mexican-AmericanWar, US CivilWars, US Indian
 
Gen. John Henry Winder, C.S.A. Marker Photo, Click for full size
By Allen C. Browne, February 9, 2013
3. Gen. John Henry Winder, C.S.A. Marker
John H. Winder as a Colonel of the Confederate States Army, 1861 Photo, Click for full size
Wikipedia
4. John H. Winder as a Colonel of the Confederate States Army, 1861
 

 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 2,401 times since then. Photos:   1. submitted on , by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2, 3, 4. submitted on , by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.
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