Tuesday, September 19, 2006

Despite expert advice, friends want more info on Civil War find (The Times and Democrat)

Nearly three years ago, using the metal detector his wife had given him for Christmas, Leon Dykes of Orangeburg discovered something curious in his yard.

“The detector started going off,” he said, “so I began digging in that spot.”

Dykes said he soon saw a “little metal tube sticking up.” The tube was broken open, and in it was a document wrapped in heavy yellow plastic and an old coin.

Full story at:
http://www.thetandd.com/articles/2006/09/19/news/doc450f58fe5facd359684971.txt

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