American Digger Vol 15, Issue 5
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September-October 2019 issue of American Digger magazine, Feature articles in this issue include:
Like A Shotgun Blast From the Past
A proud father manages to get in a successful day of detecting, with old and new friends during a celebratory trip to South Carolina with his daughter.
By Josh Tyree
The Nickel Man
A park hunt in the center of an Arkansas city unexpectedly turns up a 1924 United Confederate Veterans’ Reunion commemorative medal with a history.
By Kip Davis
EVERY MAN NEEDS A GOOD POCKET WATCH
A pair of detectorists hunt in a Tennessee creek in hopes of finding Civil War relics, but instead, discover an incredible number of pocket watches.
By Tom Nickell & Charlie Harris
Something Old, Something New, Something Renewed
Two pieces of history are reunited after two relic hunters of different generations discover the separate pieces, years apart, in the same field.
By Sid Witherington & Riley Bryant
Best of the Northeast
An annual weeklong event in New Hampshire once again produced good colonial relics, coins, friendship, a hobby show, and plenty of fun to go around.
By Allyson Cohen
Pirate Of The James
Water hunting in Virginia’s historic James River proves good recreational fun for one hobbyist, notwithstanding unwelcome and unnecessary harassment.
By Steven P. Barbour
After several failed attempts, the author is finally able to metal detect a remote North African battlefield, where he at last enjoys a fun and successful hunt.
By Bob Roach
Plus letters from readers, regular columns, Identifying your finds, and more!