American Digger Vol 14, Issue 6
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Feature articles in this issue:
The cellar holes of New England are a historical thing of beauty. Add in the colors and crispness of fall, and a few choice artifacts, and it becomes almost magical.
By Dominique da Silva
A GOOD DAY
How is a good day in metal detecting measured? It it the finds or the relaxation? Most days metal detecting are good in someway, this article explains what the author considers a good day.
By Dennis Anderson
KERRS & WHITWORTHS
There is much confusion about Confederate sharpshooters and the longarms they used. There is also plenty of evidence that not every Whtworth bullet recovered was intended to be fired by that super accurate English weapon.
By John Anderson Morrow
MAN ON A LOG
A chance meeting in the woods gave these detectorists the secret of success at the early 1800 site. As the man sitting on the log said, “Under the roots will be buttons.” His advice proved sound.
By Josh Tyree
A VIEW TO AN ENCAMPMENT
A diary written during the Union occupation of middle Tennessee described a spectacular sight of Yankee campfires on the opposite riverbank. After discovering the entry, this author set out to find the camp.
By Richard Blake
The Silver Queen
The author planned to write an article about successful women detectorests, and the first person he intended to interview was Betty Weber of Ohio. Instead, Betty was snatched from our hobby way too young.
By Steve Zazulyk
DREAMS OF TREASURE
Most of us recall when we first heard of lost or hidden treasures as children. Over the years, many have forgotten those dreams of gold and silver, but one thing is for sure: there are still treasures awaiting discovery.
By William C. Bellinger