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Of Skulls and Skeletons: Battlefield Clean-Up

April 06, 2023
6:30 PM - 8:30 PM
American Revolution Museum at Yorktown, 200 Water Street
Yorktown, VA 23690 United States

Williamsburg-Yorktown
American Revolution Round Table

Of Skulls and Skeletons: Battlefield Clean-Up

 

Press Release

Yorktown, VA, April 6, 2023, at 6:30 p.m.: Join 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).

About the Washington-Rochambeau Revolutionary Route Association Inc. (W3R): the Association
supports, interprets and preserves the Washington-Rochambeau National Historic Trail (WARO),
commemorating the allied French, and Continental armies during the American War of Independence,
and the hundreds of miles travelled to, and from, the victorious Siege of Yorktown in 1781 and 1782.
www.w3r-us.org

About the Williamsburg-Yorktown American Revolution Round Table (WYARRT): the Round Table was
established to study all aspects of our American Revolution (1763-1789). It is open to all individuals who
have an interest in this period of history, the Round Table frequently augments its Speaker Program with
local tours or special educational programs for its members and the general public. https://wyarrt.org/

-All Roads Lead to Yorktown-

Organizer:

Williamsburg Yorktown American Revolution Round Table
mailto:wmbgyrktwnarrt@gmail.com