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New artifacts reveal more about Civil War life

As archaeologists recover more CSS Georgia artifacts from the murky waters of the Savannah River, the day-to-day hardships of serving as a Confederate sailor are becoming clearer.

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Recovery of CSS Georgia remains in progress after 150 years in Savannah River

Recovering the CSS Georgia ironclad scuttled on the Savannah River floor marks the beginning of the construction phase of the Savannah Harbor Expansion Project. Col. Thomas Tickner, Savannah District commander, will host a kick-off event Jan. 29 at Old Fort … Continue reading

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