US 3 INCH HOTCHKISS SHELL (TOP PORTION) RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

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Item Code: R21921

Nose and body portion of a US Hotchkiss shell. No base cup, and no sabot. Fuse plug remains intact but is in deteriorated condition. Three flame grooves are visible along the body of the shell. Surface shows moderate to heavy rust and pitting, and one major crack running from the fuse channel towards the base. Recovered from Gettysburg on the Daniel Lady farm, about 600 yards east of the barn.  [jt]

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