April 24 - 26, 2020 - Salisbury, NC - 23rd Annual Salisbury Confederate Prison Symposium

Open to all interested in the history of the 1861-1865 Confederate military prison located in Salisbury, North Carolina. Symposium sponsored by Robert F. Hoke Chapter 78, United Daughters of the Confederacy. Event begins late afternoon Friday with 3 lectures, displays, Friendship Banquet, music, and recognition of veterans. Scheduled for Saturday are 4 lectures, light lunch, door prizes, displays, and books. Lectures presented by authors, historians, and descendants on subjects that relate to the Salisbury Confederate Prison. On Sunday there is a 10 am Memorial Service for prisoners at the Salisbury National Cemetery and an 11 am Service for guards at the Old Lutheran Cemetery. Sunday afternoon Prison site tour for registered Symposium attendees. Registration $70 per person when postmarked by April 3, $80 afterwards. $15 charge for refunds after April 10. No refunds after April 17. Send checks to Robert F. Hoke Chapter 78, UDC, PO Box 83, Salisbury, NC 28145-0083. For additional information contact Symposium Chairman Sue Curtis (704) 637-6411, southpawsagain@gmail.com.


  • Occurs Friday, April 24th, 2020 — all day