IRON BALL FROM 12-PDR. CANISTER, RECOVERED AT GETTYSBURG

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Item Code: 2022-582

Excavated iron canister ball fired from a 12-pounder cannon. Rusty and pitted. Approximately 1.5” in diameter. Accompanied by small sticker which was previously attached reading “98B” which corresponds to old relic journal. Recovered from woods north of Hunt Avenue in stream bed.

From the Iva Rosensteel-Rider collection.  Mrs. Rider was the sister of George Rosensteel, who started the Electric Map museum in Gettysburg. Eventually, it became a part of the Rider collection in Gettysburg, which remained in the family until The Horse Soldier purchased the collection in June 2016.  Originally sold as item R22054. [jet] [ph:L]

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