Impacted Musket Ball- Aiken-Rhett House, SC

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An impacted musket ball (i.e., one that was fired and struck something/somebody) was also found today! This evidence strongly suggests that this feature is indeed the British Siege trench. Excellent work by the archaeologists and historians at The Charleston Museum and Historic Charleston Foundation and the students in the College of Charleston field school!

Learn more about their recent discovery on The Post and Courier article, “Tiny lead ball confirms archaeologists are digging in right place for Charleston Revolutionary War trench”


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