Pennsville, New Jersey: 2,436 Rebels Buried Here

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Finns Point National Cemetery

Address:
454 Fort Mott Rd, Pennsville, NJ
Directions:
Finns Point National Cemetery. The grave is marked by a towering obelisk in itty-bitty Finns Point National Cemetery. NJ Tpke exit 1 or I-295 exit 1 onto Hwy 49/Broadway. Drive southeast for 3.5 miles into Pennsville. Look for the sign on the right (Fort Mott/Finns Point National Cemetery) and turn right onto Fort Mott Rd. Drive south for three miles and turn right at the brown sign for Finns Point National Cemetery. Drive all the way to the back; you'll see the obelisk.
Hours:
Daily 8 AM-sunset (Call to verify) Local health policies may affect hours and access.
Phone:
215-504-5610
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Rebels grave.

2,436 Rebels Buried Here
A towering obelisk marks the mass grave of thousands of Confederate POWs. Next to it are the individual tombstones of German POWs who died in World War II. Roadsideamerica.com Report... [11/13/2012]

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2,436 Rebels Buried Here

There are a lot of plaques telling the story of this cemetery. You can park in front of the caretaker's house, assuming nothing else is going on. The 13 Germans are by themselves, in the far right-hand corner...

[Randy Hoopes, 02/21/2020]

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