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Pennsville in Salem County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
 

Finnís Point National Cemetery

 
 
Finnís Point National Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 13, 2009
1. Finnís Point National Cemetery Marker
Inscription.  
This cemetery contains
the graves of 2,436 Confederate
soldiers who died while pisoners
of war at Fort Delaware.

 
Topics and series. This historical marker is listed in these topic lists: Cemeteries & Burial SitesWar, US Civil. In addition, it is included in the National Cemeteries series list.
 
Location. 39° 36.605′ N, 75° 33.315′ W. Marker is in Pennsville, New Jersey, in Salem County. Marker is on Cemetery Road, on the right when traveling north. Marker is in Killcohook National Refuge. Touch for map. Marker is in this post office area: Pennsville NJ 08070, United States of America. Touch for directions.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. A different marker also named Finnís Point National Cemetery (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Address by President Lincoln (about 500 feet away); Confederate Monument (about 600 feet away); 1872 Construction (approx. 0.4 miles away); Peace Magazine: † 1904 (approx.
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0.4 miles away); Battery Krayenbuhlís 5-inch rapid fire guns (approx. 0.4 miles away); Ammunition Hoist (approx. 0.4 miles away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pennsville.
 
Also see . . .  Finn's Point National Cemetery. Fort Delaware Society. (Submitted on August 15, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.) 
 
Finnís Point National Cemetery Marker image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 13, 2009
2. Finnís Point National Cemetery Marker
Confederate Monument in Finnís Point National Cemetery image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 13, 2009
3. Confederate Monument in Finnís Point National Cemetery
This 85 foot tall monument commemorates the 2,436 Confederate soldiers who were buried in Finn's Point National Cemetery.
Confederate Prison Barracks at Fort Delaware image. Click for full size.
Photographed By Bill Coughlin, August 13, 2009
4. Confederate Prison Barracks at Fort Delaware
Most of the Confederates buried in Finn's Point National Cemetery spent the last days of their lives in a barracks like this on nearby Pea Patch Island.
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. It was originally submitted on August 15, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,230 times since then. Photos:   1, 2, 3, 4. submitted on August 15, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of Woodland Park, New Jersey.

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