On today's episode Dr. Doug Scott talks about the Moore's Mill Civil War Battle in Missouri. Missouri comes in third for most battles in the Civil War. Dr. Scott talks about how they were able to determine through archaeology exactly what happened there and he talks about an ancestor of his that fought on that site.
Dr. Don Blakeslee (Wichita State University) joins Chris Sims at the APN booth during SAA2017 to talk about his work at Etzanoa, a site in Southern Kansas that's changing what we know about North American archaeology.
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On today's show we celebrate the life of one of archaeology's greats - Dr. James Deetz. He is widely considered one of the fathers of historical archaeology and was a pioneer in many ways.