43630Re: 1812 Not so white guys with guns!
- Apr 1, 2011Kevin.. out of curiosity, when were these reports written?
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
> 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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