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Between May 22 – 29, 2015, the Battle of the Atlantic Research and Expedition Group collaborated with NOAA’s Monitor National Marine Sanctuary to survey the wreck of the Dixie Arrow, an American tanker sunk in 1942 by the German submarine U-71. Over this 7-day period, 13 divers mapped the nearly 500-foot-long contiguous wreck. This paper will outline the methodology undertaken by the group, the challenges encountered in conducting the survey, and the key archaeological findings from the...
Historical Archaeology And The Battle Of Cedar Creek (2016)
On October 19, 1864 the massive Union encampment of General Philip Sheridan’s Army of the Shenandoah underwent a surprise attack by the Confederate Army of the Valley commanded by Gen. Jubal Early. What was an initial Confederate success became an overwhelming Union victory which resulted in Union control of the agricultural wealth of the Shenandoah Valley through the remainder of the war. Diverse projects in historical archaeology have been conducted across lands included in the Cedar Creek...
New Petroglyph Site In Yellowstone County (1983)
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Rockly Bay Research Project: Archaeology of a Naval Battle 2012 Field Season (2013)
In 1677, a French squadron attempted to wrestle control of Tobago from the Dutch West Indies Company. The crucial battle of Rockly Bay was one of the largest fought in the Caribbean in the 1600s. In the 1990s, Mr. Wes Hall of Mid-Atlantic Technologies, LLC, located shipwrecks tentatively associated with that battle. Based on archival data and the known positions of the ships in the battle line, it is likely that these are some of the Dutch ships. The University of Connecticut and the Institute...