At Last! A no-nonsense reference work with all the insider tips you need to know to be a successful Civil War relic hunter. The author, a longtime relic hunter and owner of a metal detector dealership/service center, packs into these pages all the hard-won knowledge and experience of his thirty years out in the campsites and battlefields of the cataclysmic War between the states.
- Identifying your Finds
- Researching your Sites
- Cataloging your Collection
- Special Tips and Techniques
- Getting the Proper Relic Hunting Gear
- Laws and Ethics Concerning Relic Hunting
- Cleaning, Preserving, and Caring for your Artifacts
- The Evolution of Relic Hunting and Metal Detectors
- Shows, Clubs, and Organizations Tailored to your Hobby
- Determining Value and Obtaining Insurance for your Collection
- Hilarious Retellings of Some Light-Hearted Hobbyist Moments, and Much More!