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In an undated photo provided by Georgia Southern University, graduate student Kevin Chapman (left) surveys the site of Camp Lawton, a Civil War prison, while students dig in a trench in search of artifacts. The team has found some, including a bronze buckle used to fasten tourniquets during amputations.

ASSOCIATED PRESS In an undated photo provided by Georgia Southern University, graduate student Kevin Chapman (left) surveys the site of Camp Lawton, a Civil War prison, while students dig in a trench in search of artifacts. The team has found some, including a bronze buckle used to fasten tourniquets during amputations.

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