Pre-Civil War (Temporal Keyword)

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Rediscovering Camp Floyd: Archaeological Testing of a Pre-Civil War Military Post in Utah (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Shaun R. Nelson. Ephriam D. Dickson. Jane Stone. Paul Graham.

The U.S. Army established Camp Floyd in Cedar Valley, approximately 40 miles southwest of Salt Lake City, in 1858.  Four years later, the post was abruptly abandoned and its soldiers were sent east to fight in the rapidly expanding Civil War.  In 2009, the Fort Douglas Military Museum, Utah National Guard and Camp Floyd State Park formed a partnership to excavate a number of known and previously unknown features at Camp Floyd.  These excavations were meant to build on the research conducted on...

Where and How Does the Underground Railroad Fit in African American Archaeology? (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Cheryl LaRoche.

This is an abstract from the session entitled "Bridging Connections and Communities: 19th-Century Black Settlement in North America" , at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Deepening understanding of connections among the Underground Railroad, black communities and the larger abolitionist movement has important implications for archaeology. The Underground Railroad can be conceived as a transient, local and international place-based practice with static...