Last Activity:01-16-2011 11:40 PM
Posted in thread: Musket ball??? on 01-16-2011 at 11:26 PM
You know, you may be right. Back in the 40's, General Patton, who was stationed in Barstow,
California with his Sherman Tank Battalion, had summer maneuvers near Boulder City, Nevada. He
could have ha...
Posted in thread: Musket ball??? on 01-16-2011 at 11:16 PM
Thanks for the information. I don't believe there were any battles in this area; however, John
C. Fremont and Kit Carson may have had a battle with Indians at one time. I have no idea what
it is and t...
Posted in thread: Musket ball??? on 01-16-2011 at 09:00 PM
My wife and I were walking along the Old Spanish Trail near Las Vegas with our metal detectors.
We found an iron ball approximately 3/4" in diameter. It appears old as it is all rusted and