MD-032 Colonel William Norris (1820-1896)

Marker text: COLONEL WILLIAM NORRIS (1820-1896)

Chief of the Confederate States Army Signal Corps and Secret Service Bureau, 1862-1865. Appointed Commissioner of Prisoner Exchange with rank of Colonel in April, 1865. This Norris Home, "Brookland," stood 2 1/2 miles south of this spot. His grave is located in All Saints Cemetery, 1 mile northeast.

Maryland Division, United Daughters of the Confederacy

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