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Historic National Cemetery and Confederate Prison Site


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Dedicated in 1874, this is the final resting place for veterans of all wars. Buried in 18 trench graves are 11,700 Union soldiers who died at the Salisbury Confederate Prison during the Civil War. Office open 8 am - 4:30 pm Monday - Friday. Grounds are never closed.This self-guided driving tour is a must for Civil War buffs. Although nothing remains of the Salisbury Prison, the tour poignantly provides insights into this period of our history. Three monuments erected by the State of Maine, Commonwealth of Pennsylvania and the U.S. Government stand in the Salisbury National Cemetery as a tribute to the Union soldiers who died while at the prison. CDs of the driving tour are available at a charge of $5 at the Visitor Information Center in the Gateway Building located at 204 E. Innes Street




Address:
202 Government Rd.
Salisbury, NC 28144
Phone: (800)332-2343
Our Email: visitorinfo@visitsalisburync.com
Our Website:www.visitsalisburync.com

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