CONFEDERATE 3” SMOOTH-SIDE REED CASESHOT FROM GETTYSBURG

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Excavated artillery shell recovered at Gettysburg. Shell is a 3” smooth-side Reed caseshot with lead side loader plug. Features lathe lug at nose, copper sabot, and lathe “dimple” on base. Copper fuse adaptor is gone.

Shell was fired and grooves are visible in sabot. Iron body is moderately pitted. An old paper label is pasted to the shell at the base. Done with an old manual typewriter it reads, “Gettysburg Battlefield. From B. B. Brownfield collection, Uniontown, Pa.”  [jet]

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