series of videos about that project. That was really fun and I have been trying ever since to make more.
British attack in 1814. (You know, the rockets' red glare and the bombs bursting in air and all.) And we did find them, stretching for more than 200 feet across the park, which I thought was a real triumph. We also did a major public outreach effort that involved dozens of volunteers, hundreds of school kids, and appearances on radio and television, and I got to hear the head of the American Battlefield Protection Program call our project "a model of how to do public archaeology." Because that was such a public project I posted about it here as it happened.
wrote about here when it was finally made public. The pit contained the complete skeletons of two Union soldiers and seven amputated legs.