Historian to discuss historic practices
In a talk at 2 p.m. on Sunday, Aug. 12, at the Fort Montgomery Historic Site, historian Robert Selig will discuss how soldiers’ remains were handled after battles during the Revolutionary War.
About 40 American and 19 British soldiers were killed at Fort Montgomery in 1777, and Selig will talk about what happened to their bodies.Did you find this article useful or informative? Please consider a donation to support our work. Even $5 a month, charged automatically to your credit card, would be terrific. We are able to provide this website and our weekly print paper free to the community -- and pay our writers, photographers and editors for their hard work -- because of the generosity of readers like you.