Civil War Buffs Work to Restore Fort Lincoln's Earthen Walls





SCOTLAND, Md. (AP) - Civil war buffs are headed to St. Mary's County this morning to work on restoring the last remaining earthen walls of Fort Lincoln.

Fort Lincoln was the site of Hammond Hospital, built by the Union Army after General George McClellan's unsuccessful campaign to capture Richmond. The site later became a prison for Confederate soldiers after the Battle of Gettysburg in 1863.


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