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Grave of William Jones at Salisbury National Cemetery

William Jones, a veteran of the Spanish American War, was buried at Salisbury National Cemetery in 1954. His grave is one of many from the Spanish-American War and focuses on his state unit, not the national force.

Pennsylvania Monument at Salisbury National Cemetery

Created in 1910 the Pennsylvania Monument was built to honor prisoners from the Commonwealth who died at Salisbury prison. The Pennsylvania Monument did not attack the Confederate authorities and focused on peace.

Salisbury Monuments

A photo of the Salisbury National Cemetery it focuses on the thousands of graves along with the Maine and Federal Monuments. It was a beautiful day for taking pictures.

Escape Attempt from Salisbury

This image shows the escape attempt of US POWs at Salisbury prison in December 1864. The drawing

Salisbury Prison Cotton Factory

Salisbury was built around a closed cotton factory which had several floors. The prisoners stayed within this large structure initially.

Salisbury Baseball Match

Prussian painter and lithgrapher Otto Boetticher joined with a New York regiment and was captured by Confederates and placed in Salisbury prison. His illustration of a baseball game at Salisbury is the first known image of baseball.

Salisbury National Cemetery entrance

From the main gate at Salisbury National Cemetery in Rowan County, North Carolina. This image was taken on March 15, 2014. It shows a stone wall attached to the iron wrought gate which allows entrance to the cemetery.

Amnesty Petition of William MacRae, July 28, 1865

Your Excellency,

I have the honor to submit the petition covering application for pardon, and restoration to the rights of citizenship under your Amnesty Proclamation of May 29th, 1860.

Previous to the late rebellion, I was a man of no…

Amnesty Petition of J. B. Carpenter, August 15, 1865

North Carolina
Rutherford County

To His Excellency Andrew Johnson President of the Unite States of America

The petition of J. B. Carpenter a resident of the County and State aforesaid, aged twenty seven years, last June and by occupation a…

Amnesty Petition of Peterson Dunn, June 30, 1865

To his Excellency Andrew Johnson, President of the United States

For I respectfully ask for amnesty and pardon according to the provision of your proclamation of the 29th of May under the following statement of facts. I am a citizen of the County…