History Happy Hour Episode 151 – Excavating Rev War Soldiers
Guests: Steven Smith, James Legg, Wade Catts, Jen Janofsky
Sunday, June 25, 2023
This Week on History Happy Hour: Recent archeological digs have uncovered the remains of two dozen soldiers who fought at the Revolutionary War battles of Camden, South Carolina, and Red Bank, New Jersey. British, American and Hessian soldiers have been unearthed nearly 250 years after the guns ceased.
Chris and Rick welcome Steven Smith and James Legg, archeologists on the Camden project, as well as Wade Catts and Jen Janofsky, co-directors of the Redbank Project, to talk about the effort to recover and remember these soldiers. What stories and secrets can their remains reveal?
Sunday at 4PM ET on History Happy Hour, where history is always on tap.
James Legg - Public archeologist, South Carolina Institute of Archeology and Anthropology