American Digger Vol 14, Issue 1
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In Jan-Feb 2018 issue:
An American Hero’s Relic
One hundred and fifty-five years after Sgt. William Henry Brown’s death in battle, his sword was recovered by a relic hunter.
By Dennis Cox
AD on The road: Hawaii
In our quest to dig history from all 50 states in the USA, we cross the Pacific to visit the big Island of Hawaii, in search of history, adventure, and old bottles.
By Will Adams
The Railroad Camps
Voyaging into the Sahara Desert, four men endure heat, exhaustion and other discomforts to find scores of buttons, coins, and other relics of the British re-conquest of Sudan.
By Bob Roach
Having A Blast in Virginia
The site of an artillery duel becomes the hunt site for a Diggin’ in Virginia event. So how much can 225 people find in three days of digging? A lot, as it turns out.
By Dan Frezza
Almost four decades after it was lost, a class ring was found and returned to its owner. Here’s the story of how the ring’s owner was located.
By Larry Holland
A FORGOTTEN FORT REDISCOVERED
Sometimes an important site is found in the ground, not on a map. Such was the case in finding a short-lived fort of the 1867 Montana Indian War.
By Lawrence Heberle
Interview With The Wildman
For well over half a century, Dent “Wildman” Myers has been deeply involved in the Civil War relic hunting community. We sit down with this icon to hear his story first hand.
By Butch Holcombe