Pennsville in Salem County, New Jersey — The American Northeast (Mid-Atlantic)
to mark the burial place
2436 Confederate soldiers
who died at Fort Delaware
while prisoners of war
and whose graves cannot
now be individually identified.
Location. 39° 36.701′ N, 75° 33.368′ W. Marker is in Pennsville, New Jersey, in Salem County. Marker is on Cemetery Road, on the left when traveling north. Marker is in the northwest corner of Finn's Point National Cemetery 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. Address by President Lincoln (within shouting distance of this marker); Union Monument (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); Finnís Point National Cemetery (about 400 feet away); a different marker also named Finnís Point National Cemetery (about 600 feet away); 1872 Construction (approx. half a mile away); Peace Magazine: † 1904 (approx. Battery Krayenbuhlís 5-inch rapid fire guns (approx. half a mile away); Ammunition Hoist (approx. half a mile away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Pennsville.
More about this monument. Plaques on all four sides of the monument contain the names of the 2,436 Confederate soldiers buried in this cemetery.
Also see . . . Finn's Point National Cemetery. Fort Delaware Society. (Submitted on August 15, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.)
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Credits. This page was last revised on June 16, 2016. This page originally submitted on August 15, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey. This page has been viewed 1,283 times since then and 26 times this year. Photos: 1, 2, 3, 4, 5, 6. submitted on August 15, 2009, by Bill Coughlin of North Arlington, New Jersey.