Of Skulls and Skeletons: Battlefield Clean-Up
AboutJoin the Williamsburg-Yorktown American Revolutionary Round Table, at the American Revolution Museum at Yorktown (200 Water St, Yorktown, VA), for its second in the 2023 speakers’ series. Dr. Robert A. Selig, author and lecturer, will present Of Skulls and Skeletons: Battlefield Clean-Up along the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail (W3R-NHT) As part of his presentation, he 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.
Dr. Robert A. 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 for the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route National Historic Trail. Dr. Selig holds many prestigious awards, most notably he received the chevalier de l’ Ordre national du Mérite from French President Emmanuel Macron.
This event is free and open to the public and sponsored in part by the Washington Rochambeau
Revolutionary Route Association (W3R).