Skip Navigation

tag | treasure

FBI records deepen mystery of dig in Pennsylvania for Civil War-era gold

The government says the dig came up empty, but a treasure hunter believes otherwise.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

Treasure hunters: Did FBI destroy video of Civil War gold?

Finders Keepers said in a court filing Friday that the FBI initially said its records of the dig included 17 video files. Now, the government claims there are only four videos.

By Michael Rubinkam/Associated Press

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

Support for WITF is provided by:

Become a WITF sponsor today »