The author has organized the main body of his text in nineteen chapters focused on early visitors to the Grassy Cove Caves, Devilstep Hollow Cave, Grassy Cove Saltpeter Cave
, saltpeter mining in Grassy Cove Saltpeter Cave
, and a variety of other related subjects.
Additional Material Examined.--UNITED STATES: Georgia: Bartow County, Kingston Saltpeter Cave (34[degrees]12'N, 84[degrees]54'W), 2 June 1999, W.
Tennessee: Claiborne County: Jennings Cave [36[degrees]33/N, 83[degrees]30'W]; Hawkins County: Sensabaugh Saltpeter Cave [36[degrees]34'N, 82[degrees]39'W].
Myotis lucifugus - Total 12 as follows: Bartow Co: Kingston, Saltpeter Cave, 2 (UGAMNH).
Myotis septentrionalis - Total 21 as follows: Bartow Co: Kingston, Saltpeter Cave, 2 (UGAMNH).
Paper topics include an examination of early Woodland subterranean mineral extraction, sheltered sites as archaeobotanical contexts, developments in human paleofecal research, prehistoric cave art, and nineteenth century saltpeter caves
and an examination of the hydraulic systems of those caves.