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John H. Winder

Born: Feb 7, 1800

Death: Feb 7, 1865

Birthplace: Somerset County

Nationality: United States

John H. Winder

Date of Birth : Feb 7, 1800
Date of Death : Feb 7, 1865
Birth Place : Somerset County

John Henry Winder was a career United States Army officer who served with distinction during the Mexican War. He later served as a Confederate general officer during the American Civil War. Winder was noted for commanding prisoner-of-war camps throughout the South during the war, and for charges of improperly supplying the prisoners in his charge.

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