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Salisbury National Cemetery

501 Statesville Boulevard, Salisbury, NC 28144, USA

This is the final resting place for 11,700 Union soldiers who died in the Confederate prison in Salisbury, N.C., during 1864-65. The cemetery contains the largest number of unknown burials of any of the national cemeteries.


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From I-85 take exit 76B; travel west on Innes Street to Long Street. Proceed south on Long Street to Monroe Street, turn west on Monroe to Railroad Street, and turn south on Railroad Street. The cemetery is on the left.

Visitor Services

Museum, information, rest rooms.

Regular Events

May, Memorial Day event; November, Veterans Day event.

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Admission Fee



Cemetery, Daily: Sunrise to sunset; Office and museum, Monday-Friday 7:00 A.M.-4:00 P.M.



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