Snow Hill in Worcester County, Maryland — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
Worcester County Courthouse
When Lockwood began marching south on November 14, his force included a diverse collection of units, including detachments of the 4th and 14th Wisconsin Infantry, 2nd Indiana Infantry, 1st Michigan Infantry, 2nd Delaware Infantry, 1st Eastern Shore Maryland Home Guard, Capt. Ormand F. Nims's Boston Battery (six brass rifled field pieces), Capt. Thomas S. Richard's Company of Independent Cavalry (later Co. M. 1st Pennsylvania Cavalry), Col. William H. Purnell's Legion, and 500 of Duryée's Zouaves (Col. Abram Duryée's 5th New York Infantry). The expedition followed the Pocomoke River to Newtown (present day Pocomoke City) and then marched overland to Drummondtown in Virginia. Lockwood encountered small numbers of Confederate troops and
Erected by Maryland Civil War Trails.
Location. 38° 10.602′ N, 75° 23.607′ W. Marker is in Snow Hill, Maryland, in Worcester County. Marker is on Market Street (Business U.S. 13) near Franklin Street, on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Snow Hill MD 21863, United States of America.
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within 2 miles of this marker, measured as the crow flies. Snow Hill Town (a few steps from this marker); 1917 1918 (a few steps from this marker); 1941 1946 (a few steps from this marker); Vietnam War Memorial Marker (within shouting distance of this marker); Korean War Memorial Marker (within shouting distance of this marker); Makemie Memorial Presbyterian Church The John Blair House (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); Askiminokonson Indian Town (approx. 1.2 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Snow Hill.
Categories. • War, US Civil •
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on November 14, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. This page has been viewed 423 times since then and 20 times this year. Last updated on June 27, 2014, by Barry Spinak of Pocomoke City, Maryland. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on November 14, 2011, by Mike Stroud of Bluffton, South Carolina. • Bill Pfingsten was the editor who published this page.