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B00264 - Palmetto Sharps from Congaree River in Columbia, SC
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Item Number: B00264

Item Title: Palmetto Sharps from Congaree River in Columbia, SC

Price: $45

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US

Type: Sharps

Size: 52 caliber but .537 in diameter




Location Recovered: Congaree River in Columbia, SC

Description:These distinctive black Sharps bullets with the sprue still attached are affectionately known as "Palmetto Sharps." They are unfinished CS madeand come from where Sherman's troops dumped them in the Congaree River. There is/was a creosote plant there which added to the dark water recovery color.