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Salisbury Confederate Prison - Salisbury National Cemetery
A Virtual Cemetery created by: MEB
Description: "Salisbury National Cemetery was established by Confederate authorities to serve as the burial ground for captured Union soldiers incarcerated at the prison in Salisbury. The practice of prisoner exchange kept the prison populations down until 1864, after which their populations swelled. In the fall of 1864, the number of soldiers at Salisbury prison doubled from 5,000 to 10,000. It suffered from one of the highest prison death rates, with as many as half the men dying of starvation or disease. Recent historical research has led to a disparity over how many men are believed to have died during the last year or so of the war and are buried at the cemetery. The dead were buried in 18 trenches measuring about 240 feet long, located at the southeast end of the cemetery. Colonel Oscar A. Mack, the inspector of cemeteries, said in his report of 1870-71, "The bodies were placed one above the other, and mostly without coffins. From the number of bodies exhumed from a given space it was estimated that the number buried in these trenches was 11,700. The number of burials from the prison pen cannot be accurately known." The figure of 11,700 was accepted for many years, however, it is probably lower and it is doubtful we will ever know exactly how many unknown remains are there.""http://www.cem.va.gov/cems/nchp/salisbury.aspOther reading:Salisbury Confederate Prisonhttp://www.rowancountync.gov/GOVERNMENT/Departments/RowanPublicLibrary/HistoryRoom/SalisburyPrison.aspxThe Dark Hole: Civil War Prison Campshttp://www.ourstate.com/civil-war-prisoners/Created: 28 Oct 2013
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Abbott, Pvt Abner 10403006
b. unknown d. Jan. 10, 1865
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Abel, Pvt Herman R. 80655989
b. 1843 d. Nov. 21, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Achelpohn, Pvt Albert 88432045
b. 1845 d. Nov. 17, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Achenbach, Pvt Samuel, Jr 100208346
b. 1844 d. Dec. 5, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Acorn, Pvt John, Jr 88192455
b. 1846 d. Nov. 10, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Adair, Pvt William S. 80656938
b. 1833 d. Nov. 26, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Adams, Pvt Edwin H 70467351
b. 1835 d. Feb. 19, 1865
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Adams, Pvt Giles 89484919
b. 1844 d. Nov. 23, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Adams, Pvt J. P. 8381077
b. unknown d. Jan. 15, 1865
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Addy, Sgt Thomas 84368195
b. 1841 d. Nov. 11, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Adkins, Stanton Mitchell 67495292
b. 1832 d. Jan. 31, 1865
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Akley, Sidney 81205163
b. unknown d. Nov. 14, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Albright, Pvt David 80662602
b. 1843 d. Dec. 23, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Albright, Corp John W. 80668287
b. 1842 d. Feb. 10, 1865
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Aldrich, Pvt Alexander H. 88201832
b. 1839 d. Nov. 18, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Alexander, Pvt Ephraim 102669706
b. 1845 d. Jan. 10, 1865
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Alexander, James 81204988
b. unknown d. Oct. 27, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Alexander, Pvt John Boyd 85587310
b. 1837 d. Nov. 27, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Alexander, Pvt John I. 51903085
b. 1840 d. Oct. 27, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Allen, Pvt Jesse K. 85502655
b. 1842 d. Feb. 10, 1865
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
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Andrews, S. 81204855
b. unknown d. Oct. 20, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Andrews, Unknown 81204809
b. unknown d. Nov. 26, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Andrews, Pvt William 85503466
b. 1831 d. Jan. 30, 1865
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Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Andrus, Pvt William 88231662
b. 1820 d. Nov. 3, 1864
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Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Applegate, Pvt Lafayette 51809367
b. 1839 d. Nov. 26, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Apthorp, Pvt George 109648981
b. 1839 d. Nov. 13, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Apthorp, Pvt Samuel 109651035
b. 1841 d. Nov. 2, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Arbuckle, Pvt Thomas 85080557
b. 1840 d. Jan. 1, 1865
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Armsby, Pvt Frank 86665598
b. 1844 d. Jan. 18, 1865
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Arnest, Pvt Philip 81490901
b. 1840 d. Nov. 6, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Arnold, Pvt John S. 90946851
b. 1822 d. Feb. 15, 1865
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Arnts, Pvt Robert M. 88235925
b. 1831 d. Jan. 28, 1865
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Ashley, Isaac Warren 68401026
b. 1838 d. Dec. 6, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Atkinson, Pvt Edward 89486968
b. 1824 d. Dec. 24, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Atkinson, Pvt Thomas 88236887
b. 1825 d. Jan. 14, 1865
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Ausmon, Pvt Peter 85704497
b. 1833 d. Dec. 9, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Austin, Pvt George 85712370
b. 1838 d. Dec. 19, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Austin, Pvt John 8381062
b. unknown d. Jan. 15, 1865
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Avery, Pvt Walter W. 85236285
b. 1843 d. Nov. 28, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
Ayers, Pvt George W. 80654107
b. 1845 d. Nov. 6, 1864
Salisbury National Cemete...
Salisbury
Rowan County
North Carolina, USA
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