Author Eric Schnitzer is set to deliver a presentation about his new book in collaboration with historical artist Don Troiani, Don Troiani’s Campaign to Saratoga – 1777: The Turning Point of the Revolutionary War in Paintings, Artifacts, and Historical Narrative, on Saturday, August 17th at 11 am, at the Bennington Battlefield in the Caretakers House, 30 Caretakers Road, Hoosick Falls.
Don Troiani’s Campaign to Saratoga – 1777 constitutes the campaign’s definitive history, including hundreds of full color artifacts, historical portraits and maps, thoroughly researched and exquisitely executed paintings, and fully cited historical narrative.
Schnitzer is an historian and park ranger at Saratoga National Historical Park. He is also a reenactor and member of the 62nd Regiment of Foot. He holds a degree in history from the University at Albany and is an authority on the Saratoga Campaign who has conducted exhaustive research into the British army. His work has been featured in the Bulletin of Fort Ticonderoga, The Saratoga Campaign: Uncovering an Embattled Landscape, the Journal of the Johannes Schwalm Historical Association.
For more information contact David Pitlyk at (518) 860-9094.