Civil War Prison Camp Possessions Unearthed By Archeologists

Posted by admin on Aug 30, 2010

Pipes, coins and buttons, just some of the prisoner’s personal items from one of the largest Confederate prison camps unveiled by archeologists and official.

An archeology team led by Kevin Chapman of Georgia Southern University first made the finds from Camp Lawton, in Millen, Georgia, USA, one of the largest camps for Union soldiers captured during the Civil War. State and federal officials joined the archeologists in making the announcement from Magnolia Springs State Park the one-time site of the Civil War prison camp.

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