American Digger Vol 13, Issue 6
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In this issue of American Digger:
GEORGIA IN TENNESSEE
A gathering of friends on April Fool’s weekend for a Civil War relic hunt was a lot of fun, but what was found was no joking matter. It was, however, worthy of much celebration.
By Josh Tyree
American Digger® on the Road: Ohio
We took our detectors on the road once again, this time to visit the Buckeye State, Ohio. While there, we participated in an amateur archaeological dig, followed by a hunt at a classic street tear-out, meeting old friends and making new ones.
By Butch Holcombe
The Art of War
Much of a Civil War soldier’s life on the front consisted of downtime, nervously awaiting a charge or just sweltering in the trenches or in camp. To pass the time, many soldiers carved, often on bullets designed for killing, not artwork.
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A Detectorist’s Dilemma
In the words of comedian Steven Wright, “You can’t have everything... Where would you put it?” In the life of a serious metal detectorist, that can be a challenge to even the most imaginative among us.
By Allyson Cohen
New Age Farming vs. Artifact Recovery
Native Americans once thrived here, although all that remains are their stone artifacts. Once common finds in plowed fields, new methods of farming are severely limiting surface finds of these stone artifacts.
By Quindy D. Robertson
American Digger Sparks a New Friendship
The phone call was unexpected, but through it this author was able to find a new friend who had the same interest in WWII history as himself. Here’s what happened when they got together to metal detect a training site.
By Will Adams