US 3” SCHENKL CASE SHOT FRAGMENT RECOVERED FROM GETTYSBURG

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Nose and body portion a fired Schenkl shell measuring about 5 ¼” long. Tail of the shell is completely missing; two lead case shot balls are protruding from the body cavity where the tail was. A zinc Schenkl combination fuse remains in the nose. Shell fragment shows heavy surface rust and pitting. This relic was found on the Gettysburg battlefield between Rock Creek and East Confederate Avenue, on Culp Farm.  From the collection of Iva Rosensteel, a member of the local Rosensteel family, known for their large collections of recovered battlefield artifacts.  [jt]

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