TABLE OF CONTENTS

The Furious Flight of the Confederate Treasure Train

Preface

Introduction

Chapter One…………………..Furious Flight

Chapter Two…………………..”The Queen City of the South has Fallen!”

Chapter Three………………..Money on the Run

Chapter Four………………….Trouble Ahead, Trouble Behind

Chapter Five…………………..Roll Out the Barrels (in Danville)

Chapter Six…………………….Shell Game

Chapter Seven………………..Where Did All the Dough Go?   Disbursements

Chapter Eight…………………The Saga of the Richmond Bank Trove (or “Down by the River, We Lost the Money”)

Chapter Nine………………….Miss Gertrude: The Tale of the Mumford Money

Chapter Ten……………………Treasure Train Travails and Travelogue

Chapter Eleven……………….Rogues on the Rails and Trails Southbound

Chapter Twelve……………….Treasure Train Timeline

Chapter Thirteen…………….Resources and Credits

Appendices — Three

1. Court of War Claims  2. State of Virginia & Depository Banks  3. Isaac St John & John Strother background

Epilogue

The U.S. Court of War Claims: The Last and Longest Battle of the Civil War — Ends in 1893!

Result: $78,000 to the federal government & $17,000 to Claimant (Isaacs & Co.)

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