Two treasure hunters are hot on the trail of $2 million worth of Confederate gold bullion that went missing in the 1800s. Four years of research leads them to believe it's buried under Lake Michigan.
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    • James McHarg
      James McHarg

      There's plenty of you Confederate gold all over the South especially Virginia and Georgia

      about 27 days ago
    • Mister Bill
      Mister Bill

      This is a hokey tv show, riding the wave of Oak Island. / It was easy for me to research and find out what happened to the Confederate treasury. It was dispersed at various points for various debts. The yanks got none of it and none went to Michigan. The trail ended in Florida and there wasn't much left to divide up. Its the CSA archives that are missing and that would be the real treasure.

      about 1 month ago
    • LilWayneOnTheBrain LilWayneOnTheBrain
      LilWayneOnTheBrain LilWayneOnTheBrain

      No need to search... It's been found

      about 7 months ago
    • James Longstreet
      James Longstreet

      Do people still fall for the "Confederate gold" scam?

      about 11 months ago
    • Sally May
      Sally May

      Michigan is a beautiful & mysterious place the lakes have powerful secrets & riches the water moves like the oceans but r not controled by the moon

      about 11 months ago
    • Liberty Tree
      Liberty Tree

      This could make a decent movie.

      about 11 months ago
    • D.A. Risse
      D.A. Risse

      If some gold from the cache turned up at a coin show.... would it stand to reason that it's not in the lake ?

      about 11 months ago
    • Taylor M
      Taylor M In reply to D.A. Risse

      D.A. Risse that was my thought too! Hmmmm...

      about 6 months ago
    • Tangible Investments
      Tangible Investments

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      about 1 year ago
    • Jonathan Sampey
      Jonathan Sampey

      Wouldn't surprise me! Yankees stole anything they could!

      about 1 year ago
    • David Hacker
      David Hacker In reply to Jonathan Sampey

      well its profits from slavery sooooo

      about 2 months ago
    • johnsonslawnservice
      johnsonslawnservice In reply to Jonathan Sampey

      Those confederate traders got everything they deserve anybody that turns their back on their country should be shot at high noon in the town square confederate soldiers and Benedict Arnold or in the same category traders

      about 3 months ago
    • Ian Meadows
      Ian Meadows In reply to Jonathan Sampey

      We won get over it.

      about 5 months ago
    • Brian Morgan
      Brian Morgan In reply to Jonathan Sampey

      Rebs stole it to begin with

      about 6 months ago
    • Sheila C
      Sheila C In reply to Jonathan Sampey

      What they couldn't steal, they burned

      about 6 months ago
    • Edward Benkert
      Edward Benkert

      That is so cool I love watching all these videos about Lake Michigan

      about 1 year ago
    • Joe Gannon
      Joe Gannon

      Minty was a fascinating character, and not all of it in a good way, though this "Confederate gold" story has nothing to do with that. He was an excellent civil war cavalry leader, but his personal life after the war was less than admirable. He had an affair with his wife's sister, living a double life with two families with those sisters for years before being found out. I wrote an article about him here: http://thewildgeese.irish/profiles/blogs/robert-horatio-george-minty-past-imperfect-hero

      about 1 year ago
    • Tony C
      Tony C

      They grew up watching the GOONIES and wanted a better story to tell so hopefully someone would make a movie out of it! Goonies never say die!

      about 1 year ago
    • TruthSeeker
      TruthSeeker In reply to Tony C

      Clever icon. I thought a piece of my hair was on my phone. I was blowing my phone.

      about 5 months ago
    • Stig Matic
      Stig Matic

      What happens if a regurlar joe blow finds it?

      about 1 year ago
    • Dudeperfectpsu Hugs
      Dudeperfectpsu Hugs

      they have a tv show on history channel with these guys trying to find it.

      about 1 year ago
    • Buddy Ollie
      Buddy Ollie In reply to Dudeperfectpsu Hugs

      Tony C History channel. It's called the Curse of Civil War Gold. I haven't watched it yet, but I've heard it's pretty good

      about 1 year ago
    • Tony C
      Tony C In reply to Dudeperfectpsu Hugs

      Dudeperfectpsu Hugs REALLY? what channel

      about 1 year ago
    • RAIN MAYHEM
      RAIN MAYHEM

      There would be reports of a box car full of gold being pushed off a ferry. This is just another bullshit story they are now making a tv show out of

      about 1 year ago
    • Matt Klein
      Matt Klein

      I know where that gold went. The last know men who were protecting it when Davis got captured split it up. A friend of mine has an ancestor that was broke before the war and after suddenly became very wealthy. How can that happen??? He got a portion of that gold!!!

      about 1 year ago
    • Chewing Tooons
      Chewing Tooons

      Is there bollox!

      about 1 year ago
    • Slots and Scratching
      Slots and Scratching

      Guess I don't have to watch The Curse of Confederate Gold now, lol.
      Since we now know you haven't found it yet

      about 1 year ago
    • Tony C
      Tony C In reply to Slots and Scratching

      Alex loves Slots this is from 2015

      about 1 year ago
    • Tyler Colwell
      Tyler Colwell

      I was born in manniste Michigan and now I live in Muskegon Michigan but when I was born I had a lot of problems so I had to go to traverse city to the hospital there

      about 1 year ago
    • richard weber
      richard weber

      Whats fishy is if he was told about this gold back in the 70's why would it take 35 to 40 yrs to get moving on it? I could see maybe 10 yrs stretching it out for research or funding but 35 yrs makes me not want to believe. Fyi.......back in the 1960's someone told me where the ark of the covenant was......I think about that information often, one day I should look into it......lol

      about 1 year ago
    • Tony C
      Tony C In reply to richard weber

      richard weber mortgage, alimony, kids, child support, car notes, insurance and life I guess they were really too busy

      about 1 year ago
    • basil ervin
      basil ervin

      Marty from oak island has a new show about this lake Michigan gold coming soon

      about 1 year ago
    • Don Perillo
      Don Perillo In reply to basil ervin

      Really?

      about 2 months ago
    • Rebecca Giordano
      Rebecca Giordano

      It belongs to the South! Just like all the other plunder that was taken. And believe me the Confederacy still lives in the hearts of true Southerners! This can't end well.

      about 1 year ago
    • Aj Haas
      Aj Haas In reply to Rebecca Giordano

      the confederacy is still alive up north,,,still a lot of sympathizers up here

      about 4 months ago
    • Ian Meadows
      Ian Meadows In reply to Rebecca Giordano

      Thats southern gold now

      about 5 months ago
    • Brian Morgan
      Brian Morgan In reply to Rebecca Giordano

      Believe me that’s 100% bullshit. Those times are so far gone. People who lived in those places are all over the country now. Another dumb shit.

      about 6 months ago
    • Buddy Ollie
      Buddy Ollie In reply to Rebecca Giordano

      Web Sleuth Will Yeah

      about 1 year ago
    • Joe Gannon
      Joe Gannon

      Minty was no where near the capture of Davis. He never worked for any railroad in Georgia, nor the railroad in Ohio that is alleged in this video. He was also living in Arizona at the time they claim this gold was in a box car going over Lake Michigan, so clearly he'd have had no reason to be moving this mythical gold around Michigan. It's a fun story based on zero actual facts. Troopers from his old regiment, the 4th Michigan, participated in the capture, but Minty was a brigade commander then, and was over 100 miles away at the time. The regiment was then being commanded by Col. Benjamin Pritchard.

      about 1 year ago
    • Joe Gannon
      Joe Gannon In reply to Joe Gannon

      But you see, that's another fallacy of their story. Rand Bitter, who wrote a biography of Minty that followed his whole life, not just his military career, says the brother-in-law George Abbot dropped dead one day in his house, thus making the "death bed confession" a bit ridiculous. I think their whole theory is them having a theory, that Confederate gold in in Lake Michigan, and then trying to twist things to fit their theory. Evidence should lead to a theory, not the other way around.

      about 1 year ago
    • Tony C
      Tony C In reply to Joe Gannon

      Joe Gannon r u the guy looking for the la' griffon?

      about 1 year ago
    • ZachDaWack
      ZachDaWack

      ik that guy!

      about 1 year ago
    • wireless one
      wireless one

      Right those guy are smoking something....it was here and there and I say baloney...it's not in the lake

      about 1 year ago
    • Michael Nonya
      Michael Nonya

      I just moved back to michigan from commiefornia !! (Thank god) im looking forward to taking my son on adventures all across our magnificent state !!! Thanks for this one. Confederate gold can no longer be legally claimed as the confederacy no longee exists !!! That gold is up for grabs !!! Especially being at the bottom of lake michigan as the state borders dont extend beyond the shoreline !!!

      about 1 year ago
    • Holly Popovich
      Holly Popovich In reply to Michael Nonya

      Michael Nonya ~ Commiefornia???

      about 9 months ago
    • Stig Matic
      Stig Matic In reply to Michael Nonya

      Its out there waiting to be found just like in the ocean how we have tons of old ship wrecks that will probably never be found.

      about 1 year ago
    • Jesse Morrow
      Jesse Morrow In reply to Michael Nonya

      a) state borders do extend into the lakes - STOP F'ING LYING!!!!

      b) if there is, it's owned by either the feds or state authorities because of the Abandoned Shipwrecks Act - STOP F'ING LYING!!!!

      c) there's no Confederate Gold.

      about 1 year ago
    • wireless one
      wireless one In reply to Michael Nonya

      Michael Nonya Sorry I've studied the laws here as a shipwreck diver...trust me they own it...with the 1981 bottom lands preserve act...try to get around it good luck...I studied it to get around it.

      about 1 year ago
    • Lisa LaViolette
      Lisa LaViolette

      WELLLLLL I believe my 4X GREAT uncle Abraham D Chennault and his brother John Nelson Chennault had hands in... because old JEFFERSON DAVIS stopped at the Chennault Plantation. Why out of the many Plantations in Wilkes. Carraway Plantation Robert Toombs the great Successionest. I would love to believe that when Col Wild carried them (the brothers) off to DC to be interrogated the SLAVES STOLE the Gold!!! This would include my 3X Grtgrandparents since my UNCLE'S owned their brother and his MOTHER. I would have hoped that they knew JEFFERSON DAVIS was coming because of talk you know ... TALK around the SLAVE CAUSE their too STUPID..... BS... Researching my family has been a rollercoaster... it made me ill to know JEFFERSON DAVIS stopped at my UNCLE'S PLANTATION and they even named the dog for HIM. I would loveeeeeee to believe.... The SLAVES STOLE the Gold!!?
      Gotta love it

      about 1 year ago
    • The Yooper Girl
      The Yooper Girl

      I am from Michigan and the State of Michigan should NOT have it.

      about 1 year ago
    • Kaylee Fowler
      Kaylee Fowler In reply to The Yooper Girl

      By law it doesn’t really belong to anyone if it is there which it probably isn’t.

      about 11 months ago
    • Baldwin Wallace
      Baldwin Wallace In reply to The Yooper Girl

      They'll never find that $140,000,000 worth of Confederate gold ... unless they look inside my garage northeast of Muskegon, MI.


      FYI: I'm the guy who also found the Forrest Fenn treasure box .. but I won't admit it.

      about 1 year ago
    • sarazorz
      sarazorz

      This is so cool. Thank you for this! I love my state. <3 MI

      about 1 year ago
    • Classified Section6
      Classified Section6

      Its not in the lake !

      about 1 year ago
    • gov
      gov In reply to Classified Section6

      CAUSE HE WANTS IT ALL TO HIMESELF!

      about 1 year ago
    • Michigander
      Michigander In reply to Classified Section6

      Classified Section6 why do you say that?

      about 1 year ago