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Salisbury in Rowan County, North Carolina — The American South (South Atlantic)
 

Maine

One Country – One Flag

 
 
Maine Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
1. Maine Marker
Inscription.
Maine’s tribute
to
her soldiers
who died
while prisoners of war
at
Salisbury, N.C.
1864 – 1865

[ Right of Monument: ]
“They fought for
peace, - for
peace they fell, -
they sleep in peace,
and all is well.”

[ Rear of Monument: ]
“To live in hearts,
we leave behind,
is not to die.”

[ Left of Monument: ]
Neither hunger,
thirst,
nor offered bribes
affected
their loyalty.

 
Location. 35° 39.556′ N, 80° 28.502′ W. Marker is in Salisbury, North Carolina, in Rowan County. Marker is on Government Road when traveling south. Click for map. Marker is located in Salisbury National Cemetery, at the end of Government Road. Marker is in this post office area: Salisbury NC 28144, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. Burial Trenches and Salisbury Prison (a few steps from this marker); Salisbury National Cemetery (a few steps from this marker); Unknown Soldiers Monument (a few steps from this marker); Pennsylvania Monument (about 500 feet away, measured in a direct line); C.S. Military Prison
Right of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
2. Right of Monument
(approx. 0.4 miles away); City of Salisbury (approx. half a mile away); Meroney’s Theatre (approx. half a mile away); Andrew Jackson (approx. half a mile away). Click for a list of all markers in Salisbury.
 
Also see . . .  The Salisbury NC Confederate Civil War Prison. (Submitted on August 14, 2010, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
 
Categories. Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil
 
Rear of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
3. Rear of Monument
Left of Monument image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
4. Left of Monument
Salisbury Marker image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
5. Salisbury Marker
Marker in Salisbury National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
6. Marker in Salisbury National Cemetery
Salisbury Cemetery Markers image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
7. Salisbury Cemetery Markers
Several monuments are found in Salisbury National Cemetery. The Maine monument (right) is seen here with Unknown Soldiers Monument.
Closeup of Maine Soldier image. Click for full size.
By Bill Coughlin, August 2, 2010
8. Closeup of Maine Soldier
 
 
Credits. This page originally submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 728 times since then and 73 times this year. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8. submitted on , by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016.
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