Confederate POW Camp Found in Georgia

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    It housed up to 10,000 Union Soldiers, a student just discovered it in Savannah.

    Interesting!



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    Very interesting. If you ever get to Charleston visit the Hunley.
     
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    I love all the Civil War places in the South, my dad took us all every year touring all the places all over the south, he was a HUGE History Buff!

    Would love to get back down there someday.................
     
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    Someone should move this to the Education and History Forum.:razz:
     
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    Did they find anyone alive?
     
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    Thanks, EZ one :D

    I'd like to know exactly where that is.
    I went through middle school and high school in and around Savannah.
    Our scout master used to take us hiking and camping, behind the community we lived in, with a metal detector.
    We'd find bullets, belt buckles, canteens, etc....

    Have you seen Jefferson Davis' monument, Echo?
    I stumbled upon it by accident a few years ago. It's worth the drive off the interstate.
     
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    I can't remember all the stuff my dad took me to. Someday I need to scan those pics and post them somewhere, lots of interesting places, and because of my dad I have a love for history too, and so does my daughter!
     
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    It's cool how it closely resembles Washington's
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    Fairview, KY
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    Have you been there? All the stone was quarried out of a place in the ground that new looks like a small pond.

    Shiloh and Fort Donaldson, both in TN are within driving distance.
     
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    Yep.
    I was just telling Echo how pathetically small the brown historical sign, by the interstate, is.
    In fact I have a +/- half pound chunk of that stone on a shelf in my living room :D


    Back on topic of Savannah.

    Boy Scouts used to hold our Camporees/Jamborees here, at Ft. Polaski, in Savannah
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    Fort Pulaski National Monument (U.S. National Park Service)
     

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