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43630Re: 1812 Not so white guys with guns!

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  • Craig Williams
    Apr 1, 2011
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      Kevin.. out of curiosity, when were these reports written?

      Craig
      On 1-Apr-11, at 12:12 PM, Kevin wrote:

      > Greetings all, I am going over some old reports here in the office
      > and I just finished reading one that we did in 1993 on the 11 skulls
      > that were here in the collection of the Lundy's Lane Historical
      > Museum. Awesome stuff!!
      >
      > Here are some of the interesting bits...
      >
      > "It should be noted that three of the skulls showed definite
      > evidence of perimortem cranial trauma. These include L-22 which had
      > an entrance wound in the central frontal bone and an exit wound in
      > the right occipital, L-16A which showed a large entrance wound in
      > the right frontal, and L-23 which possesses a large open woundin the
      > right parietal bone. In all three cases the size and shape of the
      > traumatic wounds were very clearly related to fracturing by a high
      > force object."
      >
      > "When the datasheets are examined it is clear that most features
      > recorded on these skulls fall into the white European category. The
      > only possible exception is skull L-16 which shows some features
      > observed in Black populations"
      >
      > Lastly, while I was examining the data for one of the incomplete
      > skulls it shows characteristics of being "Asian" but more European
      > features.
      >
      > The down side to all of this is that they were just "dug up" so we
      > have no way of knowing if they are British, Canadian or American,
      > where they were found on the battlefield, or what was found with
      > them. But all were interred together to rest!
      >
      > I am looking forward to see what else comes out of this!
      >
      > Kevin Windsor
      >
      >
      >



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