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Treasure hunters sue for records on FBI’s Civil War gold dig in Pennsylvania

Two men had spent years looking for what, according to legend, was an 1863 shipment of Union gold that was lost or stolen on its way to the U.S. Mint in Philadelphia.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

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Affidavit: FBI feared Pennsylvania would seize fabled gold

An FBI agent applied for a federal warrant in 2018 to seize a cache of gold that he said had been “stolen during the Civil War” and was hidden in northwestern Pennsylvania, according to court documents unsealed Thursday.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press
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