Civil War

Civil War Artifacts Found Under College of William & Mary

The Virginia school was on the front lines of the war between the states

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The College of William and Mary has long claimed fame as the "Alma Mater of a Nation," pre-dating the American Revolution. Now archaeologist say weeks of fresh excavation have uncovered the remnants of earthworks apparently dug by occupying Union troops — new evidence that the colonial-era school had an outsized role in the Civil War.

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