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Archaeologists believe they’ve uncovered Revolutionary War barracks

Posted on AllSides May 16th, 2024
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WILLIAMSBURG, Va. — Archaeologists in Virginia have uncovered what is believed to be the remains of a military barracks from the Revolutionary War, including chimney bricks and musket balls indented with soldiers’ teeth. The site is on the property of Colonial Williamsburg, a living history museum that tells the story of the capital of Britain’s Virginia colony in the 18th century. Maps and documents from the time reference a barracks built between 1776 and 1777 for the Continental army as it fought the British, the museum said in a statement...

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