war goldThe Curse of Civil War Gold New treasurehunting show coming to HistoryHe then asks Kevin on the phone You really think theres Confederate gold at the bottom of Lake Michigan? Kevin replies From one treasurehunter to another, Im per cent certain!

He said I was sitting down and talking to a friend of mine, and all of the sudden he says, Fred, youre just the person I want to see with your ing experience,

According toMichigan Live, History were in the state filming for the new series in October. The Curse of Civil War Gold is believed to be being produced by Prometheus Entertainment, the same production company behind The Curse of Oak Island.

The bullion is thought to be housed inside a boxcar a of railway freight wagon launched off a ferry into the lake in the s. Boxcars are known to have been pushed off ferries at the time to lighten the vessels loads during storms to stop them sinking.

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In the trailer, Marty says Couple of weeks ago I get approached by a fellow who tells me about somebody they need to fund a treasure hunt.

They said at the time that they believed the discovery boost the theory about the boxcar containing gold bullion, because Monroe had also been told a story about a sunken boat that had a safe on board containing jewellery, gold and silver.

By the looks of things, the show is going to be about the hunt for million of Confederate gold thought to be at the bottom of Lake Michigan.

Dykstra and Monroe later found out that the deathbed confession was made by a man called George Alexander Abbott, who was a prominent banker before he died in Michigan in and also Colonel Mintys brotherinlaw. Abbotts sister Grace Ann Abbott was married to Colonel Minty.

Thetraileralso shows metaldetecting expertGary Drayton, who features on The Curse of Oak Island, helping take part in the search.

My grandther told me a story that he heard from a lighthouse keeper, who originally heard it during a deathbed confession, that theres million dollars of gold bullion inside a boxcar that fell off a ferry into Lake Michigan.

The tagline on the trailer reads From the producers of The Curse of Oak Island comesthe next big search.

The Curse of Civil War Gold premieres Tuesday, March , at /c on History.

If youre a n of The Curse of Oak Island, youre going to love this news  History is set to air a new show called The Curse of Civil War Gold!

Dykstra has previously revealed how during a past search for the boxcar he and his team uncovered a coal car in the bottom of Lake Michigan.

Dkystra has previously told how a piece of Confederate gold that turned up in Traverse City, Michigan coincidentally where Marty Laginas oil and gas business operates from was examined by three experts who said it could only have come from the Confederate gold that was taken down in Lincoln County, Georgia.

According to the trailer, the new series will premiere on March at /c on History. That is the same night and immediately afterThe Curse of Oak Island Season finale.

Its believed the gold may have been looted from the Confederate treasury during the capture of Jefferson Davis in , and then transported possibly by Colonel Robert Horatio George Minty  to Michigan after previously being buried in Lincoln County, Georgia.

Dykstra added I know the gold is out there in Lake Michigan waiting to be found.

A promo for the series which aired at the weekend shows COOI star Marty Lagina on the phone to Kevin Dykstra, who previously revealed that he and his team believed they were close to finding million of gold bullion in Lake Michigan.

Dykstras treasurehunting partner Frederick J. Monroe told local television stationWWZMin how he first heard about the apparent treasure in .

Then in April , Dykstra and Monroe uncovered a shipwrecked ft tug boat near the city of Frankfort with a safe inside.

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