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Determining Battle Lines: a pXRF study of lead shot from the Battle of Palo Alto. (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only michael seibert. John Cornelison. Rolando Garza. Sara Kovalaskas. Bruce Kaiser.

In 2012-2013, the Southeast Archeological Center undertook a project to analyze the chemical composition of the lead shot recovered from their recent archaeological surveys at Palo Alto National Historical Park, site of the first battle of the U.S.-Mexican War. Using a portable x-ray fluorescence machine, 771 lead shot samples were analyzed in order to ascertain whether there was a difference in the chemical makeup between the lead shot that had been previously identified, using traditional...