Former GSC student among team excavating Civil War POW camp site

Coins, bullets, eating utensils, a small brass picture frame, a pocket knife, a hatchet head and a small clay pipe with a soldier’s teethmarks on the stem – these are just a few of the artifacts revealed to the public Wednesday at Magnolia Springs State Park.Camp Lawton, a prisoner-of-war camp during the Civil War near Millen in southeastern Georgia, was built in 1864, and until recently, its location was a mystery.

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