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A01132 - 20pdr short pattern Parrott shell

Item Number: A01132

Item Title: 20pdr short pattern Parrott shell

Price: $325

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US

Type: Parrott shell

Size: 20pdr

Sabot: Iron

Fuse: Parrott time fuse adapter

Book: Dickey and George (1993 Edition) Page 219

Location Recovered: Chickasaw Bayou, just north of Vicksburg

Description:The short pattern 20pdrs are much less common than the long ones and all 20pdrs are uncommon because the 20pdr Parrott was a lousy cannon that had the unfortunate tendency to blow up in the cannoneer's faces.


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