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  The bluff road north of Hamburg is the known haunt of a betrayed Civil War payroll platoon. During the Civil War the 11th Calvary regiment of Missouri skirted north to the Hamburg area with a military payrole to avoid capture by Union forces.
The reportedly hid in a barn owned by Otis borcher. During this time the seven soldiers were given quarter and comfort by local Confederate sympathizers but eventually greed gave way to all other emotions and
    several masked individuals set the barn on fire while the soldiers lay seqestered in the hayloft.
Because the soldiers were armed the assailents felt
that a sneak attack was needed to obtain the gold. Their reasoning was that they could collect the gold after th fire was out and eliminate all evidence of the conferate soldiers.

Little did the towns people know but the gold had been hidden prior to the attack my the platoon leader capt. Adolphus mcnutt at a property owned by his family north of Hamburg on the bluff road on a ridge above the family Homestead known as tin pan hollow.
The gold

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