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Diggin' it
Visitors welcome at Civil War camp
belt buckle
Ryan McNutt, Georgia Southern assistant professor of sociology and anthropology, displays a piece of a belt buckle found from a previous dig of the Civil War-era Camp Lawton site at Magnolia Springs Park.
Sifting soil in the woods at Magnolia Springs State Park, Georgia Southern University archaeology students are sifting back through 154½ years to when Confederate forces camped there, north of Millen, briefly holding more than 10,000 U.S. Army prisoners of war in the Camp Lawton stockade.
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