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    1850ís fort finds recently...

    Sorry itís not civil war as there are no Seminole war forums on here. These finds are from some of my latest adventures detecting a third Seminole war fort in FL. Found my first 2 plates this year. They were 43 feet apart. Tons of buttons, bullets, coins, and more too. Enjoy

    (Past 2 weekends)
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    Hawks88

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    Very rewarding hunt for both of you. Congrats on all those nice finds.
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    Wow!! Great finds, Congrats!!!
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    What can you tell us about those plates? I m not familiar with those attachments looking like that....both the same with just two attachments instead of three.......?.btw is that NN with you?
    Last edited by villagenut; Jul 29, 2018 at 10:45 AM.
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    Quote Originally Posted by villagenut View Post
    What can you tell us about those plates? I m not familiar with those attachments looking like that....both the same with just two attachments instead of three.......?.btw is that NN with you?
    The 2 plates are model 1839 small style US belt plates with 2 attachments. Yes, thatís NN. Hunting with him again next weekend.

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    What a great hunt ! You should share this in the "Todays finds section". Everyone would enjoy seeing it. I can move it if you wish. Your call. Fantastic assortment of the time and period!
    HH
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    That looks like a major honey hole. Lots of quality finds and nice variety. Army plates are so cool. Those buttons are in incredible shape too. And we always love old silver! Very well done!
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    Great finds. Go back. A tip... look for any rock piles that may be nearby. If you find any, make dern sure you check them closely. Soldiers of the Seminole Wars were known to hide their valuables before going out on patrol. Some never returned to recover their valuables. I know of recoveries of gold and silver coin found in rock piles near forts of that era.
    I respect your opinion, but not when I know better.

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    very cool stuff. those buttons are killer. Not to mention that silver and everything else. nice job!
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    Sorry I missed this before and congrats on the finds and the Banner! With all of those finds, if you sell some, you can likely afford a deeper seeking metal detector like a Minelab CTX-3030. I can't wait to see what else you both pull from the Fort location. Don't forgot to check areas around the Fort location as well, especially if there is evidence of any structures that were outside of the Fort.
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    Wow, Click image for larger version. 

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    Great job on some super nice relics.

    Good to be young. lol
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    A big congrats on the banner

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    Awesome hunt and congrats on banner!
    devldog and history preserved like this.
    Oldest U.S. Coin: 1787 Connecticut Copper, (five of them)
    Oldest non U.S. Coin: 1777 Spanish half reale
    Best civil war finds: Line A confederate button, NC button, Virginia button,3 Connecticut buttons,New York officer cuff button, 3 Union officer sword belt plates, US box plate, Union breast plate, blood letter or ďfleamĒ

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    you've got a seriously awesome place to detect. Outstanding finds for sure. I hope you can recover even more from there
    devldog and history preserved like this.

 

 
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