Lost Civil War Prison, A Time Team America Presentation
Lost Civil War Prison, A Time Team America Presentation Previous Broadcasts
KQED Plus: Tue, Aug 26, 2014 -- 8:00 PM
Near the end of the Civil War, Confederate soldiers quickly erected a prison to take the over-flow from Andersonville, an effort to fix design problems and over-crowding. The new stockade housed 10,000 prisoners. Yet one Union prisoner described Camp Lawton as "Andersonville all over again." When General Sherman's forces approached, prisoners and guards fled quickly and left bits and pieces of their lives behind. What will the relics TTA finds tell us about life in a Civil War prison?
- KQED Plus: Wed, Aug 27, 2014 -- 2:00 AM