GEORGIA

Around the World November 1, 2011

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GEORGIA: For six weeks in 1864, 10,000 Union prisoners of war called Camp Lawton home. Hastily abandoned as Sherman's army approached, the camp was lost to history until archaeologists rediscovered the site last year. Now they have unearthed some personal artifacts that are helping reconstruct life in the camp, including a ring with the insignia of the Union Army's 3rd Corps, a grocery token from a store in Michigan, and a suspender buckle from Massachusetts.

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