Is Lake Michigan hiding millions in Confederate gold?

Is Lake Michigan hiding millions in Confederate gold?

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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  1. Lisa LaViolette on September 15, 2022 at 7:11 pm

    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

  2. Glenn Edward on September 15, 2022 at 7:12 pm

    Because they needed a television show to fund the hunt.

  3. Dave on September 15, 2022 at 7:13 pm

    very cool story.

  4. Classified Section6 on September 15, 2022 at 7:16 pm

    Its not in the lake !

  5. Krrrimmi on September 15, 2022 at 7:16 pm

    I’ve known about the Abbot family in the "Unsolved Mysteries" TV series way back in d ’80s. Who buried some gold treasures(Confederate gold), including jewelries in Lake Michigan in the 19th Century. & treasure hunters became crazy searching for it for decades.

  6. Anthony Poole on September 15, 2022 at 7:18 pm

    If someone finds that , sons of the confederacy would be interested in that.

  7. Joe Gannon on September 15, 2022 at 7:19 pm

    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.

  8. Chris Korn on September 15, 2022 at 7:21 pm

    The answer is loud and clear NO!
    Annoying fake-show, created to make real money. Your money. Read book, fellows. That’s much more „productive“.

  9. D.A. Risse on September 15, 2022 at 7:22 pm

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

  10. Matt Klein on September 15, 2022 at 7:22 pm

    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!!!

  11. zach on September 15, 2022 at 7:23 pm

    ik that guy!

  12. Mr Black on September 15, 2022 at 7:24 pm

    This show was a total lie for money. I cant believe MARTY LEGINA was involved with this PIECE OF SHIT!!! It’s just so sad that people are willing to do whatever it takes to make money.

  13. wireless one on September 15, 2022 at 7:26 pm

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

  14. Tyler Colwell on September 15, 2022 at 7:27 pm

    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

  15. bobo44 donemilking on September 15, 2022 at 7:27 pm

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

  16. bon3s 99 on September 15, 2022 at 7:29 pm

    What happens if a regurlar joe blow finds it?

  17. Joe Gannon on September 15, 2022 at 7:30 pm

    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:

  18. Nicklas Marciszewski on September 15, 2022 at 7:33 pm

    Michigan would spend $2,000,000 of tax money a week looking for the 2,000,000 in gold

  19. Dudeperfectpsu Hugs on September 15, 2022 at 7:33 pm

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

  20. Kelly oxo on September 15, 2022 at 7:40 pm

    If that gold is from Georgia its quite possible it belonged to the Cherokee, I don’t see how it would belong to the state of Michigan since it was stolen from Georgia. The Civil War was not that long ago. My grandfather’s grandfather was in the Civil War.

  21. Chewing Tooons on September 15, 2022 at 7:40 pm

    Is there bollox!

  22. Mr. Vinegaroon on September 15, 2022 at 7:41 pm

    If he got the gold to Michigan, why not keep it, put it in his basement or attic or something? Why put it on a boxcar and send it out across Lake Michigan? Judah Benjamin confiscated a large amount of Confederate gold when he escaped to Cuba and on to UK after the surrender. I believe some of it was taken by Confederates escorting Jefferson Davis and some is still buried near Irwinville.

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  24. Edward Benkert on September 15, 2022 at 7:44 pm

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

  25. Misplaced Yooper Girl on September 15, 2022 at 7:47 pm

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

  26. LilWayneOnTheBrain LilWayneOnTheBrain on September 15, 2022 at 7:48 pm

    No need to search… It’s been found

  27. WESTERN NY BIGFOOT on September 15, 2022 at 7:50 pm


  28. Sally May on September 15, 2022 at 7:50 pm

    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

  29. swampfizz on September 15, 2022 at 7:51 pm

    did he mean George alexander Abbott at 5:05…not Sutherland?..deathbed confession to a friend of Fredericks grandfather? doubt theres some treasure out there somewhere…what else was in some of them rail cars pushed out during storms…

  30. tinnaz1 on September 15, 2022 at 7:52 pm

    So the original government created by those men is established with "The Articles of Confederation", as a confederacy. See: The United States of America government on yt. When Manhatten Island corp created the United States corp., as impersonating the original gov. – intent or no, the Dutch co. had previously given itself power to create wars and do commerce, so there was war created. The south withdrew from congress for a tax debt imposed on them by businessmen ACTING as legit players in this game. We never lost our original confederacy, folks. I’m not sure that sine di means that only the south can claim to still be a confederacy, esp. since they left congress hanging for all these years. Most people in the north have no idea what happened about any of that. The U.S. constitution does not negate the AOC. The meeting called to make amendments to the AOC, was unlawfully used to create a constitution for a corporation called the U.S. CORP. and that is how the bank of ny melon, dutch east indies, and London co. in VA, and many of their sister corpses, does business. They really don’t have the right to demand your loyalty anymore than your favorite business does. We could get most of the world flipped right side up as we realize this one truth.

  31. John Gordon on September 15, 2022 at 7:55 pm

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

  32. Krrrimmi on September 15, 2022 at 7:56 pm

    So, "The Good, The Bad, & The Ugly movie script is missing 1 zero. It’s only $200,000. lol

  33. Rebecca Giordano on September 15, 2022 at 7:57 pm

    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.

  34. Ettrick8 on September 15, 2022 at 7:57 pm

    Guess upon guess upon guess

  35. Jonathan Sampey on September 15, 2022 at 7:59 pm

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

  36. richard weber on September 15, 2022 at 7:59 pm

    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

  37. Mister Bill on September 15, 2022 at 7:59 pm

    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.

  38. Kurt Schlesinger on September 15, 2022 at 8:03 pm

    Kelly was the confederates using gold to buy british rifles

  39. Tony C on September 15, 2022 at 8:05 pm

    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!

  40. Gold N Slots on September 15, 2022 at 8:07 pm

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

  41. RAIN MAYHEM on September 15, 2022 at 8:07 pm

    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

  42. sarazorz on September 15, 2022 at 8:10 pm

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

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