ST. JOHN’S CHURCH FOUNDATION
in partnership with the American Civil War Museum
The Walter W. Craigie Speaker Series
Dr. Douglas Owsley
Division Head for Physical Anthropology
Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History
presenting a lecture entitled
Forensic and Archaeological Investigation of Civil War Military Remains
Dr. Owsley is widely regarded one of the most prominent and influential archaeologists and forensic anthropologists in the world in the anthropological academia.
A century and a half after the end of the Civil War, the bones of Confederate and Union soldiers are still being found. This presentation will demonstrate how a forensic investigative process contributes to American military history. We will also get a chance to learn about the bones found at St. John’s Church in 2016.
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ABOUT DR. DOUGLAS OWSLEY
Douglas W. Owsley, Division Head for Physical Anthropology at the Smithsonian Institution’s National Museum of Natural History in Washington, D.C., is considered one of the foremost forensic anthropologists at work today. He has identified remains from news- making crime scenes, mass disasters, and war zones. Owsley received his B.S. degree in Zoology from the University of Wyoming and his Ph.D. in Physical Anthropology from the University of Tennessee.