Artillery

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ARTILLERY HOT SHOT FORK

ARTILLERY HOT SHOT FORK

Fire was an effective weapon against wooden structures, fortifications, and warships. Seacoast forts were usually equipped with large furnaces to bring solid shot to a red heat. Loaded on top of some… (819-126). Learn More »

SCARCE U.S. HALE ROCKET

SCARCE U.S. HALE ROCKET

Excavated specimen of the federal Hale rocket. Rockets played a small role during the Civil War, but they were used in a few campaigns with both Union and Confederate leaders showing an interest in… (490-1797). Learn More »

ARTILLERY LIMBER POLE YOKE

ARTILLERY LIMBER POLE YOKE

A very uncommon Civil War artillery artifact, this iron pole yoke was only used with horse teams pulling an artillery limber. The yoke was designed to prevent the limber pole from spearing either rear… (476-106). Learn More »

RELIC 10-PDR PARROTT “GROUND BURST” FRAGMENTS FROM ANTIETAM

RELIC 10-PDR PARROTT “GROUND BURST” FRAGMENTS FROM ANTIETAM

This consists of 11 separate pieces of a 10-pounder, 3” Parrott artillery shell. These pieces constitute about half of the shell…NOT the hole shell. Most notably the base is missing. This was… (965-06). Learn More »

12-PDR. SPHERICAL BORMANN SHELL FROM RICHMOND

12-PDR. SPHERICAL BORMANN SHELL FROM RICHMOND

This is the type of artillery round fired from smoothbore Napoleon cannons. Recovered from Richmond, VA.  Iron cannonball is in good condition with some moderate pitting. The Bormann fuse is present… (1054-1062). Learn More »

US 10-POUNDER PARROTT SHELL

US 10-POUNDER PARROTT SHELL

The standard ammunition for the 3-inch Parrot rifled cannon. This shell was fired but remains in excellent condition. Possibly an early pick-up. The fuse adaptor is chewed up as is typical of these… (1053-14). Learn More »

RELIC HALF 6-POUND CANNON BALL – RECOVERED FROM DEVIL’S DEN, GETTYSBURG

RELIC HALF 6-POUND CANNON BALL – RECOVERED FROM DEVIL’S DEN, GETTYSBURG

Relic came from a local collection. It was recovered from Devil’s Den on the Gettysburg Battlefield. The only battery reporting at Gettysburg that had a 6- pound cannon was Latham’s North Carolina… (1030-321). Learn More »

$100.00
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RELIC CANDLESTICK HOLDER FOUND AT GETTYSBURG

RELIC CANDLESTICK HOLDER FOUND AT GETTYSBURG

Relic condition heavy iron candlestick of the type carried by many Civil War soldiers. Shows light surface rust and pitting but is solid. Measures 2 ¼” long. … (1054-1626). Learn More »

$135.00
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C.S. FUSE ADAPTER & U.S. PARROTT FUSE ADAPTER FROM THE CODORI FARM, GETTYSBURG

C.S. FUSE ADAPTER & U.S. PARROTT FUSE ADAPTER FROM THE CODORI FARM, GETTYSBURG

Presented here are two Civil War artillery projectile time fuses recovered from the fields of the Codori Farm after the Battle of Gettysburg. One artifact is a Confederate brass time fuse adapter in… (R23091). Learn More »

$250.00
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SECTION OF 3 INCH HOTCHKISS SHELL FROM LEE’S HEADQUARTERS MUSEUM

SECTION OF 3 INCH HOTCHKISS SHELL FROM LEE’S HEADQUARTERS MUSEUM

This large fragment of a US 3-inch Hotchkiss shell includes the base cup and half of the nose. When the shell was fired the sabot blew off and upon detonation only the top of the shell ruptured.… (R23090). Learn More »

ARTILLERY GIMLET FOR 12-INCH GUN – WATERVLIET ARSENAL

ARTILLERY GIMLET FOR 12-INCH GUN – WATERVLIET ARSENAL

The "gimlet" has a screw on the end and was intended to be used to remove broken pieces of friction primers from the vent. It could also serve as a priming wire to poke a hole in the powder bag. This… (696-101). Learn More »

$79.50
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US / CS 12-POUNDER CANNON BALL RECOVERED AT ANTIETAM

US / CS 12-POUNDER CANNON BALL RECOVERED AT ANTIETAM

Typical cannon ball for Civil War smoothbore artillery pieces. This would have used a wood drive-in fuse, which is gone.  Iron surface is a little crusty.  Coated.  … (1054-1061). Learn More »

$215.00
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CS 3-INCH READ ARTILLERY SHELL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

CS 3-INCH READ ARTILLERY SHELL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

This is a fired example of a CS Read pattern shell. Shell is in dug condition, with significant chipping to the iron around the base on one side. The iron on the nose exhibits light surface pitting.… (1054-1057). Learn More »

CONFEDERATE 12-POUNDER SPHERICAL CASE SHOT, SIDE LOADER

CONFEDERATE 12-POUNDER SPHERICAL CASE SHOT, SIDE LOADER

Confederate 12-pounder spherical case shot complete with a lead side loader plug and a brass fuse adapter that would have taken a paper time fuse. Iron shows typical pitting. Coated. Recovered near… (1051-01). Learn More »

U.S. ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH -- ARSENAL MARKED

U.S. ARTILLERY FUSE POUCH -- ARSENAL MARKED

The leather is in decent condition but shows use, wear and some soiling overall.  The latch tab was stitched to the underside of the flap.  This tab is broken at the hole with the lower half gone. … (696-85). Learn More »

US / CS 12-POUNDER CANNON BALL

US / CS 12-POUNDER CANNON BALL

Typical cannon ball for Civil War smoothbore artillery pieces. This would have used a wood drive-in fuse, which is gone.  Iron surface is in very good “dug” condition.  Coated. Recovered from an… (1054-1056). Learn More »

$200.00
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U.S. 3” HOTCHKISS SHELL

U.S. 3” HOTCHKISS SHELL

This is an excavated specimen and this common size was for the 3” Ordnance rifle. This shell was fired and retains its lead sabot and brass percussion fuse. The fuse anvil still unscrews. The lead… (696-83). Learn More »

RELIC 6-PDR SOLID SHOT STRAPPED TO SABOT

RELIC 6-PDR SOLID SHOT STRAPPED TO SABOT

This is a very nice piece.  Iron body is in exceptional condition for a “dug” item. Iron is smooth. Tin straps remain solid and are still attached to the original wood sabot. The sabot shows some… (696-84). Learn More »

US 10-POUNDER PARROTT SHELL

US 10-POUNDER PARROTT SHELL

The standard ammunition for the 3-inch Parrot rifled cannon. This shell was fired and excavated but remains in very good condition. The zinc percussion fuse is also in very good condition. Tall brass… (696-79). Learn More »

US 10-POUNDER PARROTT SHELL FROM GETTYSBURG

US 10-POUNDER PARROTT SHELL FROM GETTYSBURG

The standard ammunition for the 3-inch Parrot rifled cannon. This shell was fired and excavated so has a crusty surface and has been coated. The fuse adaptor is chewed up as is typical of these zinc… (1054-1058). Learn More »


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HIGH GRADE NON-REGULATION W. CLAUBERG CAVALRY OFFICER’S SABRE ID’D TO 1ST LT. JACOB MILLER, BATTERY A, MARYLAND JUNIOR LIGHT ARTILLERY

Occasionally a Cavalry Officer’s Civil War period sabre comes to market that is not a regulation sabre. This ID’d sabre is one that provides us with the many different high grade, high quality manufactured swords by the firm of W. Clauberg of… (865-02). Learn More »

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