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Near Princess Anne in Somerset County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Gen. Arnold Elzey C.S.A.

1816-1871

 
 
Gen. Arnold Elzey C.S.A. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, May 31, 2013
1. Gen. Arnold Elzey C.S.A. Marker
Inscription.  Born at “Elmwood” and a graduate of West Point, Arnold Elzey (Jones) entered the Civil War, Apr 11, 1861, with the First Maryland Infantry, C.S.A. At First Manassas he was commissioned Brigadier General. He served under Generals Stonewall Jackson and John Bell Hood.
 
Erected by Maryland Civil War Centennial Commission.
 
Topics. This historical marker is listed in this topic list: War, US Civil. A significant historical month for this entry is April 1814.
 
Location. 38° 10.356′ N, 75° 47.844′ W. Marker is near Princess Anne, Maryland, in Somerset County. Marker is at the intersection of Oriole Road (Maryland Route 627) and Locust Point Road, on the left when traveling west on Oriole Road. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Princess Anne MD 21853, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 6 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. "Bloomsbury" (approx. 1.2 miles away); Col. George Gale (approx. 4.2 miles away); Saint Stephen's Church Coventry Parish (approx. 4.6 miles away); Henry's Beach (approx. 5.6 miles away); Cultural Treasures
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(approx. 5.6 miles away); Princess Anne Treasures (approx. 5.6 miles away); Teackle Mansion (approx. 5.9 miles away); St. Andrew's Episcopal Church (approx. 6 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Princess Anne.
 
Gen. Arnold Elzey C.S.A. Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Don Morfe, May 31, 2013
2. Gen. Arnold Elzey C.S.A. Marker
Maj. Gen. Arnold Elzey, C.S.A. image. Click for full size.
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3. Maj. Gen. Arnold Elzey, C.S.A.
“His name was originally Arnold Elzey Jones, but he dropped the last name shortly after his graduation at the U. S. military academy in 1837.” —Appleton's Cyclopædia of American Biography 1888, Vol. 2, Page 340.

Portrait from The Maryland Line in the Confederate States Army by William Worthington Goldsborough, 1869.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on February 17, 2024. It was originally submitted on July 8, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland. This page has been viewed 671 times since then and 55 times this year. Photos:   1, 2. submitted on July 8, 2013, by Don Morfe of Baltimore, Maryland.   3. submitted on February 17, 2024, by Allen C. Browne of Silver Spring, Maryland. • Bernard Fisher was the editor who published this page.

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Jun. 19, 2024