Human Remains, Artifacts Found At Revolutionary War Battlefield Site In New Jersey

Human Remains, Artifacts Found At Revolutionary War Battlefield Site In New Jersey


Archaeologists at a public dig site in New Jersey have discovered human remains and artifacts belonging to soldiers in the American Revolution.

The excavation, conducted by a team of more than 100 volunteers from the Gloucester County Archeological Society and nearby Rowan University, discovered what appeared to be a mass grave of soldiers at Red Bank Battlefield park in South Jersey. Officials said the remains appear to be from Hessian soldiers, German mercenaries who fought with the British army during the Revolution. Other artifacts recovered at the site included a gold coin, metal clothing accessories, and ammunition.

“On June 26 during the final hours of a public archaeology dig at the site of the battlefield’s Fort Mercer trench, a human femur was discovered,” Rowan University history professor,

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