American Digger Magazine Volume 11, Issue 1
American Digger Magazine, Vol 11 Issue one (Jan-Feb 2015). America-and the world- most popular metal detecting and artifact collecting publication. This issue contains the following articles:
DIV XXVIII: THE CIVIL WAR RELICS OF CULPEPER COUNTY
Once again, the fields and woods near Brandy Station were alive with those who sought to recover historic relics lost here during the Civil War.
By Butch Holcombe
COMPLETING THE COLONIAL TRIFECTA: PART I
It was the third year in a row for this author and his friends to be amazed and educated by their finds. You will be, too, in this two-part account of an incredible year.
By Bill Dancy
ARTIFACTS OF THE TEXAS MILITARY INSTITUTE
Records are scant of the Texas Military Institute’s 1856-1861 tenure at Ruterville, Texas. Much of what is known has been found with metal detectors.
By Bob Shelton
Some call them veterans’ pins, others call them state pins. No matter what they are called, the allure and mystique of these Civil War badges remain.
By Chris Carroll
GROWING UP IN ARROWHEAD COUNTRY
Being raised in a section of the country rich in artifacts of all eras has given this author numerous experiences in searching for Native American artifacts.
By Quindy D. Robertson
TICKIN’ AND PICKIN’
When Snake and Pappy get together, it makes for more than just an average daughter-father bonding. Especially when Pappy finds while Snake digs.
By John Mize
TAIWAN: LAND OF BEAUTY, ISLAND OF HISTORY
What does an American detectorist do when he gets a chance to go to Taiwan and search the site of some WWII Japanese bunkers? He jumps at the chance.
By Steven L. Frantz
How do two very different items end up together? It can’t always be explained, but it regularly happens in metal detecting.
By Bryan Jordan