Dr. Robert A. Selig, author and lecturer, will lead a gathering of the American Revolution Round Table of Williamsburg/Yorktown when it meets at 6:30 p.m. on Thursday, April 6, at the American Revolution Museum, 200 Water Street, Yorktown.
His topic will be “Of Skulls and Skeletons: Battlefield Clean-Up along the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail.” Selig will discuss practices of “clean-up” in the war, by using sharing research of officers and soldiers that played a pivotal role in helping America achieve its independence, a release said.
Selig is a historical consultant who received his Ph.D. in history from the Universität Würzburg in Germany in 1988. He published a number of books on the American War of Independence. He is a specialist on the role of French forces under the Comte de Rochambeau during the American Revolutionary War and serves as a consulting historian to the National Park Service.
This event is free and open to the public and...
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