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Salisbury trenches

Title

Salisbury trenches

Description

At Salisbury the dead were too numerous for Confederates to provide individual graves, and instead dumped the bodies into eighteen trenches. These trenches were heavily contested after the war as how many bodies were actually inside.

Creator

Nathan Johnson

Source

Nathan Johnson, "Salisbury trench diagram," photograph, March 15, 2014

Contributor

Nathan Johnson

Type

Still Image

Coverage

Salisbury, Rowan County, North Carolina

Original Format

Photograph

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Files

R1-01094-015A.jpg

Citation

Nathan Johnson, Salisbury trenches, Civil War Era NC, accessed December 14, 2017, https://cwnc.omeka.chass.ncsu.edu/items/show/883.