American Digger Vol. 18, Issue 3
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American Digger, May-June 2022. In this issue:
Fort St. Clair: Perspectives on a Defeat and a Dig
In November 1792, Little Turtle and his warriors attacked Fort St. Clair, Ohio. While much of what occurred is well documented, a group of amateur archaeologists fill in many gaps in this fascinating story.
By Cait Clark
Twenty Questions With Kevin Hoagland
American Digger® catches up with this notable figure in the world of gold prospecting and mining to ask some of the most pressing questions concerning finding gold today.
By Butch Holcombe
The Ring Finder
No matter what treasures one seeks with a metal detector, it is a near certainty that sooner or later someone will ask for help in finding a lost ring. Read about some of the more interesting ring returns this Ringfinder has made.
By Shawn Sherrill
The Goose Neck Farm Hoard
Hoards are not uncommon in England. There are gold hoards, silver hoards, and bronze hoards. But a hoard of counterfeit coins? We find out firsthand about the discovery and history of this amazing find from across the pond.
by John McGimpsey
Revolutionary War Veteran Home Hunt
When is a house site more than just a house site? When it was owned by a veteran of the Revolutionary War. That, combined with nearby military action during the Civil War, made this a site worth searching.
By Quindy Robertson, Donnie Vaughn, and John Oliver
"Tomorrow I Shall Die”
Although Major Samuel C. Brown of the 65th Ohio was in the Union army, a Confederate belt buckle given to him led to a collector uncovering the story of a man who gave up his life for his country.
By Paul Brill