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Picture of Salisbury Prison

Title

Picture of Salisbury Prison

Description

This is a Birds eye view of the Salisbury Confederate Prison in 1864 it was copyrighted by G.A. Kraus in 1886. It displays many of the events that took place during the daily life of the prisoners. There are soldiers performing drill outside of the prison, prisoners digging mud huts, prisoners relaxing while guards keep an ever vigilant eye on the prisoners along the top of the prison walls.

Creator

G. A. Kraus

Date

1864

Type

Still Image

Original Format

Illustration

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salisbury prison.jpg

Citation

G. A. Kraus, Picture of Salisbury Prison, Civil War Era NC, accessed September 23, 2018, https://cwnc.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/400.