History Written with Pick and Shovel: Military Buttons, Belt-Plates, Badges, and other Relics Excavated from Colonial, Revolutionary, and War of 1812 Camp Sites By the Field Exploration Committee of the New-York Historical Society. William Louis Calver, Reginald Pelham Bolton.
History Written with Pick and Shovel: Military Buttons, Belt-Plates, Badges, and other Relics Excavated from Colonial, Revolutionary, and War of 1812 Camp Sites By the Field Exploration Committee of the New-York Historical Society.
History Written with Pick and Shovel: Military Buttons, Belt-Plates, Badges, and other Relics Excavated from Colonial, Revolutionary, and War of 1812 Camp Sites By the Field Exploration Committee of the New-York Historical Society.

History Written with Pick and Shovel: Military Buttons, Belt-Plates, Badges, and other Relics Excavated from Colonial, Revolutionary, and War of 1812 Camp Sites By the Field Exploration Committee of the New-York Historical Society.

New York: New York Historical Society, 1950. First edition. Hardcover. The Society's collection of 18th and early 19th-century military and domestic relics, with their associated records of discovery, cast considerable light on the uniforms, equipment, and camp life of the American Revolution and War of 1812. The relics were secured by archaeological excavation [...] during a period of many years on military sites in the State of New York and along the Canadian frontier.

Articles written by the authors, relating to their excavations and to the life and equipment of soldiers appeared in various issues of the Society's Quarterly Bulletin and in its Annual Report.

8vo, xiii, 320pp, index, blue cloth boards, gilt title on spine, b&w illustrations. Fine. Item #25508

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