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.
By F. Robby, November 3, 2007
|1. Gen. John Henry Winder, C.S.A. Marker|
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); 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); Poplar Hill Mansion (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Salisbury.
Credits. This page originally submitted on November 29, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 1,993 times since then. Photo 1. submitted on November 29, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.
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