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Archaeologists comb newly-found Civil War POW camp

Easy Plugin for AdSense by Unreal By RUSS BYNUM Associated Press SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — When word reached Camp Lawton that the enemy army of Gen. William T. Sherman was approaching, the prison camp’s Confederate officers rounded up their thousands … Continue reading

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Jamestown dig probes historic church and Civil War earthwork

By Mark St. John Erickson, merickson@dailypress.com | 247-4783 JAMES CITY —— When archaeologist William Kelso began digging at Jamestown in 1994, few historians gave him much chance of finding the long-lost English fort of 1607. Most believed the pioneering outpost had disappeared into the James … Continue reading

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