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Salisbury in Wicomico County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
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Gen. John Henry Winder C.S.A.

1800-1865

 
 
Gen. John Henry Winder, C.S.A. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: War, Mexican-AmericanWar, US CivilWars, US Indian. A significant historical year for this entry is 1861.
 
Location. Marker has been permanently removed. It was located near 38° 21.936′ N, 75° 36.013′ W. Marker was in Salisbury, Maryland, in Wicomico County. Marker was at the intersection of East Main Street and North Division Street, on the left when traveling east on East Main Street. Located at the Wicomico County Courthouse. Touch for map. Marker was at or near this postal address: 101 N Division St, Salisbury MD 21801, United States of America.

We have been informed that this sign or monument is no longer there and will not be replaced. This page is an archival view of what was.
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Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this location. Lynching in America / Lynching in Wicomico County (a few steps from this marker); The Great Salisbury Fire (within shouting distance of this marker); The General Humphreys Cannon (within shouting distance of this marker); Historic Byrd Tavern (within shouting distance of this marker); F. Leonard Wailes Law Office (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 (about 700 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Salisbury.
 
Also see . . .  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.) 
 
Additional commentary.
1. Marker quietly removed!
The marker commemorating Confederate Gen. John Henry Winder, that has been a source of controversy in recent years, was quietly and unceremoniously removed from the Wicomico County Courthouse on Friday, June 12th, 2020.

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Gen. John Henry Winder, C.S.A. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Allen C. Browne, February 9, 2013
2. Gen. John Henry Winder, C.S.A. Marker
historical marker’s removal follows similar efforts across the country to remove statues and other Confederate symbols following the death of George Floyd at the hands of Minneapolis police officers. Resulting protests have morphed into a movement to remove symbols that glorified an era of slavery and the so-called Southern “Lost Cause”.
    — Submitted June 13, 2020, by Mark Hilton of Montgomery, Alabama.
 
Gen. John Henry Winder, C.S.A. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed 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 image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Wikipedia
4. John H. Winder as a Colonel of the Confederate States Army, 1861
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 4, 2021. It was originally submitted on November 29, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 3,427 times since then and 51 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on November 29, 2007, by F. Robby of Baltimore, Maryland.   2, 3, 4. submitted on February 26, 2015, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland.

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