The Legacy of Fort William Henry introduces . . . the remains of “Burial 14,” which suggests a remarkable tale to rival James Fennimore Cooper’s imagination and, perhaps, reshape public memory of the fort’s meaning. . . . By framing this new story of Burial 14 within scholarship that emphasizes the broader context of the Seven Years’ War, we can see Fort William Henry as a place that embodied the powerful forces of colonialism that were remaking a continent and pulling an extraordinarily diverse group of people from across America and the Atlantic Ocean to meet at one fateful spot.