Asheville's PrisonsDuring the war, many large buildings such as schools, warehouses, and churches became temporary prisons in Southern cities. After Asheville's jail on Pack Square overflowed with Confederate draft evaders, deserters, Union prisoners of war, and runaway slaves, the adjacent school, formerly the Asheville Military Academy, became a prison.
|Series||This marker is part of the North Carolina Civil War Trails series|
|Placed By||North Carolina Civil War Trails|
|Marker Condition||No reports yet|
|Date Added||Saturday, October 4th, 2014 at 1:30am PDT -07:00|
|UTM (WGS84 Datum)||17S E 358588 N 3940372|
|Decimal Degrees||35.59700000, -82.56105000|
|Degrees and Decimal Minutes||N 35° 35.82', W 82° 33.663'|
|Degrees, Minutes and Seconds||35° 35' 49.20" N, 82° 33' 39.78" W|
|Driving Directions||Google Maps|
|Area Code(s)||704, 828|
|Closest Postal Address||At or near 19 Hillside St, Asheville NC 28801, US|
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