American Digger Magazine Volume 11, Issue 3
Articles in this issue (May-June 2015) include:
A Lifetime of Relic Hunting: The Bobby Ramer Collection
Bobby Ramer loved digging and collecting Civil War relics and, thanks to caring friends and family members, his collection can now be seen by all.
By John Velke
A History Beyond Rare
Few colonial coins are as rare as a Lord Baltimore silver sixpence coin,
and few are so intertwined with early Maryland history.
By Bill Dancy
The Chickamauga Dump Digs
The mystery began with the discovery of over 250 demilitarized Civil War-era canteens in the 1980s. A recent discovery may help provide more answers.
By Charlie Harris
Not For Sale
What does red agate, a stone artifact, and a good friend have in common? All is revealed in this heartfelt story of a teacher becoming the student.
By Robby Robbins
An American Digger Finds an English treasure
When a detectorist headed across the pond to metal detect, he had no idea that his find would lead to an archaeological discovery of monumental importance.
By Butch Holcombe
The Dogs of War
A pair of detectorists dig a stash of over 250 discarded WWII-era dog tags, a discovery which begs the question of what happened here.
By Bob Roach With Leo Renner
The Identification Stencil of J.E.V. Jervey, C.S.A.
After discarding what appeared to be trash, this digger decided to take a closer look. In doing so, he helped a forgotten soldier’s name live forever.
By William Erquitt