American Digger Volume 10, Issue 6
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Feature articles in this issue:
It was just a footnote in the Georgia campaign, barely garnering a mention in the Official Records of the Civil War. But when this relic hunter located it, he found that the hill contained a wealth of history.
By Jerald “Poochie” Cole
HAVE ALL THE BIG TREASURES BEEN FOUND?
When a call from a distant relative begins with “I’ve got a problem,” good things are not generally expected. However, this call was the exception.
By William Leslie
DIGGING SNAKES IN THE GARDEN STATE
American Digger® On The Road takes it to New Jersey, where we discover a bonanza of snake buckles, buttons, and good hospitality.
By Butch Holcombe
LIVE ACTION: HUNTING WITH THE TURTLEMAN
Even after millions of hits on YouTube, and his own TV show, Ernie “Turtleman” Brown, Jr. still loves to pursue relaxing pastimes, such as catching snapping turtles by hand and metal detecting for history.
By Rodney Cox
WILLIAMS CLEANER CAMP
The Tennessee Civil War camp held more than its share of unfired Williams Cleaner bullets. As to why that was the case, the jury’s still out.
By Quindy D. Robertson
PREHISTORIC OHIO, PART II
People flourished in the area we now call Ohio for at least 16,000 years. In the conclusion of this two-part article, we’ll shed more light on the tools of that region and those who used them.
By Gregory Dush
FROM METAL DETECTING TO A NEW MUSEUM
The Monmouth Battlefield Museum is a world-class venue detailing the actions at Monmouth during the Revolutionary War. It could never have achieved its current state without the dedicated actions of historians with metal detectors.
By Dan Sivilich