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"The Best Ever Occupied...": Archaeological Investigations of a Civil War Encampment on Folly Island, South Carolina (1989)
DOCUMENT Full-Text James B. Legg. Steven D. Smith.

In May of 1987, the South Carolina Institute of Archaeology and Anthropology was informed that human remains were being unearthed by road construction in a private residential development on Folly Island, South Carolina. This information led to a two year investigation of the 1863 winter camp of the Federal Army, used during its siege of Charleston. During the investigations a black military cemetery was salvaged (site 38CH920), and three areas of the Federal camp were examined as part of a data...