American Digger Vol 14, Issue 3
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Feature articles in this Issue include:
A CONFLICT AT RUSH CREEK
While the Civil War was winding down, between 1,000-2,000 Lakota, Cheyenne, and Kiowa warriors confronted 185 soldiers in a two-day battle in Nebraska.
By Ryan Hanzlick
SEARCHING FOR A WAY IN: THE SEIGE OF KNOXVILLE
During the winter of 1863-1864, the Confederate Army laid siege to Knoxville, Tennessee. Now, over 150 years later, relic hunters are recovering the artifacts of that effort.
By Richard Blake
A DISCOVERY FORTY YEARS IN THE MAKING
It began with finding an odd silver ring with a cheap metal detector. Although the inscriptions seemed to be Chinese, it took 40 years to determine what it said and how historically important it was.
By Debbie Schiffer Blades
THE BEST OF BOTH WORLDS
Many arrowheads are eyeballed on the surface by those engaged in other pursuits, including metal detecting for Civil War relics. When both are found at a single site, it opens up a new world in artifacts.
By Josh Tyree
American Digger®’s senior editor takes several friends to a remote, forested hill in North Africa where American, British and German troops engaged in heavy fighting in WWII.
By Bob Roach
WET BEHIND THE EARS—PT. II
The best way to learn is from an expert. In this issue we meet some of the modern icons of water hunting and dive detecting and glean some important information from them that can benefit anyone who wants to get their feet wet.
By Steve Zazulyk
LIVING THE DREAM
Many dream of turning their passion for finding history into a full-time job they love. This English digger actually did just that.
By Chris Langston