The Treasure Train – A story of the missing Confederate gold
Bob’s first book published in 2012 was The Treasure Train. It recounts the story behind the legend of the disappearance of the Confederate treasury at the end of the Civil War. To this day, treasure hunters continue to try to find the millions of dollars in missing gold and silver. But does it really exist?
The Treasure Train was a finalist for the Frank Yerby Award at the Augusta Literary Festival. In 2015 Bob was presented with the Jefferson Davis Award by the United Daughters of the Confederacy for his work on Southern history.
About Bob Young (Columbia County, Georgia Author)
Bob is the former mayor of the City of Augusta and senior executive in the administration of President George W. Bush. An Emmy-nominated broadcast journalist, Bob has been presented the Jefferson Davis Award for his work in South History by the United Daughters of the Confederacy.
His first book, The Treasure Train, was a finalist for the Frank Yerby Award. Bob attended Wofford College and Augusta University. He is an Air Force veteran of the Vietnam War. Bob and his wife Gwen, a retired real estate broker, live in Augusta’s historic Summerville district.