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  1. #16

    Sep 2018
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    Nice find.
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  2. #17
    Nov 2008
    long island ny
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    You always find the coolest trash!
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  3. #18
    Dec 2016
    Bandido umax
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    That’s a real shame that it was thrown away. Maybe local historical society would be interested in it. I can’t believe the family tossed it. . Pretty sad. Nice save
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  4. #19
    That's a great save. One of the coolest finds I have seen. Congratulations and good job!
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  5. #20
    Feb 2008
    Santa Fe, New Mexico
    Whites, MXT.
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    Thank you for saving some history here ! A local historical society may be a good home for that, if other relatives of this gentleman cannot be located . Go to your area libraries too - Also , Veterans associations may be a resource you should contact . Good on ya for saving this !
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  6. #21

    Jul 2017
    White's XLT Spectrum, TRX Pin-pointer, Garrett AT Pro Pin-pointer, Eagle II with Bigfoot, Equinox 600
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    Interesting photos and stories! Many old photos have no written history to go with them, but you found a nice collection of photos and stories/dates! Thanks for sharing!
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  7. #22
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    Nov 2017
    Southeast Louisiana
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    Quote Originally Posted by crabstang44 View Post
    hey brother i like your southern pride picture and sayings, my family came from Louisiana and most are still there. my great, great uncle was CONFEDERATE general Henry Hopkins Sibley
    Wow!!! General Sibley?!?! My hat goes off to you brother, from what I know of General Sibley, and if memory serves me right, he was born in Natchitoches Louisiana and during the civil was he was placed as the commander of the brigade of volunteer cavalry men in west Texas and call his small unit the Army of New Mexico. After he lost his supplies when his supply train was destroyed he was reassigned to General Taylor around Bayou Teche', Louisiana. Once again, it's pretty cool knowing he was your blood kin!!! Thanks for the kind words concerning my signature and pic... Take care brother and may God Bless you and yours!!! "D"
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  8. #23
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    Jul 2015
    Port Allegheny, Pennsylvania
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    Nice save Underminer,, once again you have come up with an extremely interesting piece of personal history. Some of his ancestors may have been cleaning out his house after he passed. Who knows what kind of goodies they decided to keep.
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  9. #24
    Colonial relic hound

    Jun 2015
    South Carolina
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    That's an amazing save-thanks for sharing this. It's a shame that his family or whomever was last in possession of the book threw it out.
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  10. #25
    Thats a nice little piece of someone's personal history. Glad you saved it from sure destruction.
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  11. #26

    Aug 2018
    Shenandoah Valley Va
    WW2 Mine Detector, 2 Garrets and an Underwater Fisher (Older Machines)
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    Awesome find UnderMiner and a wonderful presentation!

    Pic # 1 "Puttin On The Ritz" I also noticed in the photo of the soldiers with their rifles, the men up front, appear to be carrying carbines. I can't see the actions but I didn't know they even made a Springfield carbine.

    In the photos of Luray Va is there any mention of the names of the subjects? My dad grew up there.

    Thanks for posting and I'm recommending a banner for this one.
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  12. #27
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    Jul 2006
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    Amazing recovery, are you going to try to reach out and contact the family to return?
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  13. #28
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    Feb 2015
    Fullerton CA
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    He may not have had much family survive. I have the hope that it wasn't family that threw it out, but it does happen a lot. When my grandmother passed My dads sisters went through her house and ejected tons of things including my great grandfathers military papers from Switzerland marriage license, naturalization papers and the like. I happened upon them sifting through the trash and helped myself. 10 years or so later they were all frantically looking for the papers because of some ancestry project one of them got involved in. I have to this day kept my mouth shut.
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  14. #29
    Sep 2018
    Nazareth, PA
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    That is an awesome save!
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  15. #30

    Sep 2018
    2 times
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    I would give anything to find something like this from one of my ancestors. I can't comprehend someone throwing it out. Great save!
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