Family Research – English, Scottish and Irish Genealogy

3/5/2008

Civil War cannonball kills Virginia relic collector

CHESTER, Va. (AP) — Like many boys in the South, Sam White got hooked on the Civil War early, digging up rusting bullets and military buttons in the battle-scarred earth of his hometown.

As an adult, he crisscrossed the Virginia countryside in search of wartime relics — weapons, battle flags, even artillery shells buried in the red clay. He sometimes put on diving gear to feel for treasures hidden in the black muck of river bottoms. for more click here

Did you like this? Share it:
Some Text