American Revolution (Temporal Keyword)

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"As Long As I Have Served, I Have Not Yet Left A Battlefield In Such Deep Sorrow…": Archeology, History And The Material Remains Of Fort Mercer, Red Bank, New Jersey (2016)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Kevin C Bradley. Meagan Ratini. Elisabeth A. LaVigne. Kathryn Wood. Wade Catts.

Nearly a month after the Crown Forces captured Philadelphia, a Hessian Brigade under the command of Colonel von Donop crossed the Delaware River intent on clearing away the American defenses entrenched along its east bank. Captain Ewald was part of the expedition, and his jaegers supported the attack on Fort Mercer at Red Bank, New Jersey. The assault on the earthen fortification began in the late afternoon on October 22, 1777. The Hessian force suffered heavy casualties at the hands of a...

The Revolution Will Not Be Analyzed Here: Knocking the Cooper River Strawberry Vessel Shipwreck Out Of The American Revolution With Metallurgical Analysis Of Hull Sheathing (2020)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Nathan W Fulmer. Rebecca M Berlin.

This is a paper/report submission presented at the 2020 annual meeting of the Society for Historical Archaeology. Since its discovery by sport divers in the Cooper River near Charleston, South Carolina during the 1970s, the Strawberry Vessel shipwreck was believed to represent the remains of a British gunboat lost in 1781, however XRF and SEM analysis of hull sheathing samples recovered from the wreck in 2018 suggests the Strawberry Vessel was constructed no earlier than 1810. In light of these...

The Royal Treatment: Conservation of Archaeological Material from Revolutionary War Vessel Royal Savage (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Claudia Chemello. Shanna L Daniel.

In 2015, the Naval History and Heritage Command Underwater Archaeology (UA) Branch received the remains of Royal Savage, a Revolutionary War vessel which sank in Lake Champlain in 1776 following service in the Battle of Valcour Island. These remains include more than 50 timbers and 1,300 associated artifacts, many in fragile condition following more than eight decades in uncontrolled environments and minimal preservation efforts. UA archaeologists and conservators are in the midst of a...

Site Visit and Assessment of Cultural Resource Sensitivity Areas, Poinsett Range, Sumter County, South Carolina (1992)
DOCUMENT Full-Text John S. Cable.

This report will discuss the results of a cultural resources visit and assessment conducted on the Poinsett Weapons Range, North Carolina. Poinsett Range is a contractor managed support facility for Shaw Air Force Base and encompasses an area of approximately 8358 acres. It is contained within the boundaries of Manchester State Park just south of the town of Wedgefield, South Carolina in Sumter County and is currently leased from the State by the federal government. The site visit was conducted...

Zooarchaeology and the Siege of Fort Stanwix: Reconstructing an American Revolution Landscape (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Charlene A. Keck. Amy Fedchenko.

Recently, National Park Service archeologists at Fort Stanwix National Monument, Rome, N.Y., excavated a previously undisturbed feature after an inadvertent discovery was unearthed during trenching to connect city water to a new fire suppression system at the reconstructed fort. Data recovery and laboratory analysis of artifacts confirmed the feature dated to the siege of Fort Stanwix by British forces during August 1777. Observations of taphonomic signatures present on faunal remains indicate...