Time Team America

Lost Civil War Prison

Special | 55m 21s Video has closed captioning.

Camp Lawton, near Millen, Georgia, housed 10,000 Union prisoners at the end of the Civil War. When General Sherman’s forces approached, prisoners and guards fled quickly, leaving the remains of the camp—and even its exact location—lost to history. Can Time Team America find the original site in just three days?

Aired: 06/30/14

Expired: 07/08/19

Rating: TV-G

Problems Playing Video? | Closed Captioning

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