refers to the hidden caches of gold lost after the Civil War, or as more
locally known : The War of Northern Aggression. Millions of
dollars worth of gold was lost or unaccounted for after the war and has been the
speculation of many historians and treasure hunters. Some of the treasure was
hidden in order to wait for the re-rising of the south and at other times simply
so that the Union would not gain possession. Many of the treasures hidden were
purportedly done so by the still elusive, Knights of the Golden Circle.
A treasure of 600 oz. in gold bullion is located
somewhere East of Punta Gorda FL, buried by Captain John Riley. He
was attempting to ship it to Cuba
in 1865, but was chased down by Union troops. It is
rumored locally that the last confederate dragged the chest and himself into a
Another 85,000 oz was buried in the face of a Union advance. The gold was stamped Confederate
States of America treasury and was on route from Texas to England and France for
safekeeping. Rumors are that the gold was buried under the name of a confederate
general in a cemetery. Other rumors state the gold was moved to a depository in
spikes to $275 per Ounce.
Spikes to $910 per Ounce.
votes to accept only Gold for Oil.
Ft Knox is inventoried and found holding only file cabinets full of lease
Leasors of gold unable to cover, declare bankruptcy in response to gold
The President of the United States requests that patriots bring gold to the
banks at the previous day's
closing price, $1800/oz.
President releases the Strategic Oil Reserve in an effort to quell violence in
The US treasury declares gold: National
Treasure, and those still hording gold;
With most troops otherwise deployed to secure oil ports and wells
worldwide, The President deploys the
Northern National Guard Troops to find the