US 3 INCH HOTCHKISS CASE-SHOT SHELL RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

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Item Code: 224-516

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This projectile was recovered near West Confederate Avenue 300 yards south of the Virginia Monument in the woods by a stone fence by local resident and relic hunter Mary Ann Rider. Ms. Rider’s mother was Iva Rosensteel, sister to George Rosensteel who founded the Electric Map Museum in Gettysburg.

This projectile has the removable nose which allowed the iron plate to be inserted along with the powder charge and case shot balls. Hotchkiss case shot fuse adapter intact. Lead sabot shows some of the guns rifling. Type of Hotchkiss with no flame grooves cut into projectile.   [ws] [ph:L]

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