Matthew Keagle, a historian, re-enactor and lead curator at Fort Ticonderoga, wears a Continental Army officer’s uniform that he made himself. He has uncovered new clues about the Christmas Riot of 1776 and what sparked the violence.

Matthew Keagle, a historian, re-enactor and lead curator at Fort Ticonderoga, wears a Continental Army officer's uniform that he made himself. He has uncovered new clues about the Christmas Riot of 1776 and what sparked the violence.

Matthew Keagle, a historian, re-enactor and lead curator at Fort Ticonderoga, wears a Continental Army officer’s uniform that he made himself. He has uncovered new clues about the Christmas Riot of 1776 and what sparked the violence.

Matthew Keagle, a historian, re-enactor and lead curator at Fort Ticonderoga, wears a Continental Army officer’s uniform that he made himself. He has uncovered new clues about the Christmas Riot of 1776 and what sparked the violence.