Archaeologists claim to have found the remains of a wall belonging to the largest American Civil War prisoner of war (PoW) camp - Camp Lawton - in the southeastern American state of Georgia.
Standing where the corner of the Camp Lawton stockade once stood was one of the greatest moments of my archaeological career," anthropologist Sue Moore of Georgia Southern University said in a (http://news.
The location of the timbers is near the place where the Camp Lawton Stockade would have crossed the spring which still flows through the park today," the researchers said.
According to the US Fish and Wildlife Service, Camp Lawton was the largest Civil War prisoner of war camp in terms of area (42 acres).
A similar incident occurred in November 1864, when Adair entered Camp Lawton, the Confederate prison in Millen, Georgia.
26) Several diarists at Camp Lawton commented on their elections.
Regardless of what set of Camp Lawton election returns are used, Lincoln's majority was several percentage points lower than Camp Florence, equaling roughly 60 percent of the vote.
In addition to recording and interpreting the 1864 presidential election results at Camp Lawton, Georgia, where Lincoln received 60 percent of the vote, Sgt.
Known early on as Headquarters Camp One, members became part of Camp Lawton on Dec.
Camp Lawton members were deeply involved in civic activities, including helping to establish the Columbus war memorial.
Reportedly, in spite of encouragement from the founders, some members of Camp Lawton refused to jump on board in 1914 for the amalgamation.
It wasn't until 1928 that Camp Lawton became VFW Post 1598, numbered to commemorate its address, 1598 North High Street.