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Old 08-11-2012, 08:11 PM
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Default Found new earthworks on our farm

I was wandering around our farm in Varina Va. looking for a couple of spots to hang my trail cams. I went to a spot on the side of the property that we never hunt and I found some civil war trenches. I had my machine in the truck but not much time. Here are some of the things I found. I dug about 20 percussion caps, two minnie balls on shot and one dropped, two small round balls ( not sure about them) and some unidentified lead and brass.
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Old 08-11-2012, 08:21 PM
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How cool is that....your own Civil war hunting area.
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Old 08-11-2012, 08:23 PM
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Looks like you have prime realestate! Great finds!

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Old 08-11-2012, 08:25 PM
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Thats Awesome! Varina is like one big trench. I've got permission to a few trench lines around that area. Happy hunting.

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Old 08-11-2012, 08:25 PM
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Yeah, Im pretty lucky. My sister married a guy whose father is a big land developer. The property has two known camps on it, both with trenches. This new one I found is just one long trench on top of a ridge.
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Old 08-11-2012, 08:29 PM
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Wolf, id like to learn more about that river detecting you do. I'll take you out to the farm if You can tell me what I need to know about river detecting. Our farm is 2000 acers on Rt5.
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Old 08-11-2012, 08:36 PM
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Very Nice! Sounds like a great place to hunt with camps and trenches!

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Old 08-11-2012, 10:00 PM
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Wow...2000 acres. A person could get lost in your yard!
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