Salisbury National Cemetery, Salisbury

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Salisbury National Cemetery is a United States National Cemetery located in the city of Salisbury, in Rowan County, North Carolina. Its first interments were Union soldiers who died at a Confederate prisoner of war camp at the site during the American Civil War. Administered by the United States Department of Veterans Affairs, it encompasses 65 acres (26 ha), 15 acres (6.1 ha) in the original location and 50 acres (20 ha) at the annex. More than 30 acres were added in 2020 as a result a donation by the YMCA. As of 2012 it had 6500 interments (in 6000 standard graves, many of which also hold a spouse), plus an estimated 3,800 in 18 mass graves, at the original location and 5000, in 4500 graves, in the new location. In 2020 a total of 26,000 veterans and family members were buried in both locations.
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  • Beautifully maintained. Easy to find graves with clear markings. Useful info machine for finding section and grave. Sections are clearly marked.  more »
  • Wonderful place to pay your respects to those who defend our nation. A good way to show our appreciation to those who gave so much.  more »
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  • Lovely place to visit and remember our veterans.
  • Mom’s burial is today at 1:00. She will be with dad now. Dad was in the Air Force and flew several fighters. The last being the F-104 Starfighters. Mom was a loving mom and wife. She worked a great deal with the United Methodist Church in Griffin Ga. Everyone she ever New was considered family.

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