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Federal Monument, Salisbury National Cemetery

Title

Federal Monument, Salisbury National Cemetery

Description

The largest memorial in Salisbury National Cemetery, the Federal Monument was built to honor the unknown dead of Salisbury prison. Paid for in 1873 the monument had the incredibly high claim of 11,700 dead which was done without accurate archaeology or historical scholarship.

Creator

Nathan Johnson

Source

Nathan Johnson, "Federal Monument," photograph, March 15, 2014

Contributor

Johnson, Nathan

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina

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Files

R2-01096-013A.jpg

Citation

Nathan Johnson, Federal Monument, Salisbury National Cemetery, Civil War Era NC, accessed October 23, 2017, https://cwnc.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/879.