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Image from "Life and Confession of the Noted Outlaw James Copeland," University of Mississippi Press.

The legend of James Copleand, along with his treasure, is largely drawn from the somewhat questionable account of Sheriff J.R.S. Pitts, who arrested the pirate before his hanging in 1857. Image from Life and Confession of the Noted Outlaw James Copeland, University of Mississippi Press.

Hunting James Copeland's Lost Treasure

Legend has it there's pirate gold in Catahoula Creek