Discover what archaeology can teach us about the US Civil War, and learn what techniques archaeologists use to study battlefields and other conflict zones.

Rebekah Knaggs, an archaeologist by degree and park ranger at James A. Garfield National Historic Siteexplains how Civil War archaeology differs from other better known archaeological studies. She also explains when you can and cannot keep a Civil War artifact that you find.

Our Civil War series continues at noon on Wednesday, Nov. 13, at our Main Branch. We’ll discuss the Battle of Franklin. As always, the talk is free and open to all.

By the way, if you’re interested in Civil War history, several talks in our Civil War series can be viewed online in their entirety, including: