FOUR DAYS FROM FORT WINGATE; The Lost Adams Diggings

Caldwell, ID: Caxton Printers, 1994. Paperback. 6 x 9, 259 pgs. In 1864, 21 miners and a freighter named Adams set out from Sacaton, Arizona Territory near present day Phoenix, in search of a rich deposit of gold. According to legend, they did find a stunning bonanza of the precious metal. While mining its unbelieably rich vein, Indians attacked. Only three managed to escape the assault. Their extraordinary discovery and harrowing escape provide the basis for one of the West's most exciting and enduring legends. The author recreates a vivid picture of that fateful expedition and he covered much of the Southwest, weighing each shred of evidence, as he sought to unravel this bewitching mystery. A rare blending of history and adventure, guides you through this ruggedly beautiful region in a quest for gold. Fine. Item #24289
ISBN: 0870043625

Price: $15.00

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