American Digger Vol 15, Issue 6
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Feature articles n this issue of American Digger (Nov-Dec 2019):
the ohio country - 1803
A search for arrowheads in the Buckeye State leads a father and son to metal detect an early pioneer settlement and learn about those who lived there.
By Ian “Mac” McAtee
A SHOVEL FULL OF FIRSTS
For this participant in this year’s spring Diggin’ in Virginia hunt, all three days were marked by exciting first-time experiences and finds.
By Ralph Magee, Jr.
THE RING AND BLANKET HILLS
American Digger’s senior editor comes away with a few unusual but historical finds when he visits a desert WWII battlefield in North Africa.
By Bob Roach
CARETAKERS OF THE SACRED
A dedicated collector and digger explains the importance of saving historical artifacts, and discusses the contributions made by relic hunters and amateur historians.
By Richard G. Williams, Jr
THE .44 CALIBER TENNESSEE RIFLE BALL
Once identified as being for a Kerr rifle by the lucky relic hunters who found them, this bullet’s true origins have now been uncovered via in-depth research.
By Dean S. Thomas
A New Home For The Lookout Mountain Cave Guns
Six of nine Civil War muskets, discovered in a cave in 1931, find a permanent home where they are placed on display for the public.
By Jon Chadwick and Courtlyn Ison