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In June of 1863 two US Army wagons were secretly loaded with 26 50 pound gold bars in West Virginia and sent on a mission across Northern Pennsylvania with instructions to avoid rebel troops at all costs- the gold was needed at the Philadelphia Mint in order that Federal troops could be paid , But after a series of mishaps the wagons became lost in the mountains and according to one survivor, they were ambushed, and robbed killing all 8 men who had not left to get help. In 2018 the FBI applied for a permit to dig for they believed to be the missing gold bars. This is the story. .ANDROID USERS- 1001 Stories from Roy's Diner on Follow Us 1001 Radio Days right here at Google Podcasts FREE: 1001 Classic Short Stories & Tales at Google Podcasts 1001 Heroes, Legends, Histories & Mysteries at Google Podcasts: 1001 Sherlock Holmes Stories (& Tales from Arthur Conan Doyle) 1001 Ghost Stories & Tales of the Macabre on Spotify: 1001 Stories for the Road on Google Podcasts Enjoy 1001 Greatest Love Stories on Google Podcasts 1001 History's Best Storytellers: (author interviews) on Stitcher APPLE USERS 1001 Stories From Roy's Diner at Apple Podcasts Catch 1001 Heroes on any Apple Device here (Free):  Catch 1001 CLASSIC SHORT STORIES at Apple Podcast App Now: Catch 1001 Stories for the Road at Apple Podcast now: NEW Enjoy 1001 Greatest Love Stories on Apple Devices here: Catch 1001 RADIO DAYS now at Apple iTunes! NEW 1001 Ghost Stories & Tales of the Macabre is now playing at Apple Podcasts! NEW Enjoy 1001 History's Best Storytellers (Interviews) on Apple Devices here: NEW Enjoy 1001 Sherlock Holmes Stories and The Best of Arthur Conan Doyle Get all of our shows at one website: REVIEWS NEEDED . My email works as well for comments: [email protected] SUPPORT OUR SHOW BY BECOMING A PATRON! Its time I started asking for support! Thank you. Its a few dollars a month OR a one time. (Any amount is appreciated). YOUR REVIEWS AND SUBSCRIPTIONS AT APPLE/ITUNES AND ALL ANDROID HOSTS ARE NEEDED AND APPRECIATED! LINKS BELOW.  Learn more about your ad choices. Visit
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