Mon., February 4, 2013 1:02pm
A historical marker on the shoulder of Georgia 203 in Blackshear is the only indication of where 5,000 Union prisoners of war were held during the Civil War. Local and state officials believe there is evidence buried at the 35-acre site, and they want an archaeological study to be done.
Thu., August 19, 2010 4:24pm
At the site of a confederate prison camp in Jenkins County archeologists continue to uncover what could be hundreds of priceless civil war artifacts. The find could give a much needed boost to the county’s flat lined economy.
Wed., August 18, 2010 10:44am
With less than 1% of the site excavated, there could be untold numbers of untouched artifacts.