Uncovering History – Archaeological Investigations at the Little Bighorn

This new book is an update on the scientific findings of archaeological and forensic studies at the site of the Battle of the Little Bighorn. Douglas Scott has previous publications and field study about this subject. This is a major contribution to understanding the battlefield history. Battle positions and strategy of the June 25-26, 1876 battle participants is a major part of this study, including deployment and movement of participants. Another value of the study is the discovery of details lost regarding the battle.This is war anthropology documented, and much of the modern archaeological research movement occurred as a result of the 1983 fire that swept through the battlefield. When the smoke cleared, new artifacts surfaced which had been in place since the battle. Diggings revealed further artifacts and human remains. The battlefield museum now incorporates new findings from the work of Douglas Scott and others, and new data is also utilized by park guides and interpreters. All of these modern findings have changed some of the history of the Battle of the Little Bighorn and adds to the enthusiasm of researchers about this famous event in history. This book includes science, anthropology, archaeology, forensic study, history, and data reports.