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    Bird's-Eye View Color Lithograph of Confederate Prison Pen, North Carolina, 1886. By J. H. Bufford's & Sons Boston, New York & Chicago. Depiction from 1864 of a prisoner of war camp in Salisbury, North Carolina. No. 1, cotton factory. 2, old blacksmith shop. 3, old well. 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, and 9, brick houses used for officer prisoners. 10, Confederate headquarters. 11, soup house. & 12, hole from which prisoners tunneled and escaped.

    This is the only Confederate prison that was located in North Carolina. The prison was established on November 2, 1861. The site consisted of sixteen acres within and contiguous to the town of Salisbury. Measures approximately 37.75" x 27.50"

    Condition:
    Very good, has large tear upper left corner, been repaired with tape, some foxing, small tears bottom edge, image has some light water stains.


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    June, 2008
    29th-30th Sunday-Monday
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