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Address: 501 Statesville Blvd, Salisbury, NC 28144-2319
Phone Number: +1 704-636-2661
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Military farewell to a friend

A final farewell to an old Marine buddy. This was the first time attending the Salisbury National Cemetery and was very humbled and surprised. Easy access to the final resting... read more

5 of 5 bubblesReviewed 16 October 2016
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Westborough, Massachusetts
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 17 October 2016

The only other national cemetery I've been to is Arlington which is overwhelming in its size. This is a small site where you can walk among the graves and feel like you can connect with the fallen. It began as a burying ground for Union soldiers who died in a nearby Civil War prisoner of war camp. It has expanded... More 

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north carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 16 October 2016

A final farewell to an old Marine buddy. This was the first time attending the Salisbury National Cemetery and was very humbled and surprised. Easy access to the final resting place and the area was breath taking. If I didn't know any better, I would of thought I was at the National Cemetery in Washington, DC. It was that good.... More 

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Thank miller-light-8
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 19 September 2016 via mobile

Very moving to visit the site where many Union prisoners of war are buried. The Pennsylvania and Maine state monuments as well as the National monument to these men are a fitting tribute to their sacrifice. Well worth a visit.

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Durham, North Carolina
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 27 August 2016

This is a beautiful well kept cemetery that was originally used by the Confederacy to bury the Union prisoners of war that died in the Salisbury prison. As you walk around you will find reading material that any Civil War buff will find interesting. There is also an audio tour available.

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1 Thank cheryl h
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 15 August 2016 via mobile

Gorgeous memorial grounds; my parents are buried here and it is well taken care of year round. Great services on national holidays

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Gastonia
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 10 August 2016

We went there to visit my wife's mother's grave site. She was buried there a little over a week ago. When we drove up I got chills thinking how similar it looked to Arlington National Cemetery. I like the orderliness of the gravestones. All in exact rows and columns. Just like they were marching together into eternity. We noticed a... More 

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Winston Salem, North Carolina
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5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 12 July 2016

I visit the Veterans Administration Hospital here in Salisbury in a regular basis for medical services and diagnosis. Sometimes the appointments during the day will have a free hour or two between them so I take that time to visit this Cemetery where perhaps one day I will be laid to rest myself although no final decision has been made.... More 

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Orlando, Florida
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 21 June 2016

a beautiful National Cemetery with perfectly maintained grave sites. Map of the cemetery made grave finding easy

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Fredericksburg, Virginia
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 7 June 2016

My Wife and I listened to the audio tour of the history of the cemetery, a confederate civil war prison. It really gave a lot of depth to what happened on the site. Walking around was beautiful. Worth stopping by to honor those that have passed and for civil war buffs, as their is a civil war trail marker on... More 

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Raleigh, NC
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4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 20 May 2016

The cemetery is in town. It reminded me of a little Arlington, as it was well maintained. There is a directory just inside the main entrance. It is also worth going in the other entrance to see the monuments and plaques with the history of the site.

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