CIVIL WAR FIRE PITS AND TRASH PITS.. SO MY QUESTION IS DID THEY ALWAYS DIG FIRE PITS IF STAYING OVERNIGHT OR SEVERAL .
. BAD place to relic hunt anywhere in Virginia.you can find Civil War (and colonial. 12) If you dig "black" dirt , ashes, or coals,.you may have found a fire pit.
Trenches and rifle-pits Under fire Civil War units could quickly dig trenches and rifle-pits, even when not in The ordnance store at Fort Henry was a log-built .