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Hard to believe but I think our next show will be the Ohio Show in Mansfield on the first weekend of of May. Carl picked up some goodies at Vicksburg so hopefully we'll get them listed soon.

A00326 - Confederate 6pdr case shot half section

Item Number: F00326

Item Title: Confederate 6pdr case shot half section

Price: $250

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US

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Location Recovered: Augusta Arsenal dump site

Description:Confederate 6pdr case shot shell with uncommon iron shot. Normally these have lead shot but shortages caused the Confederacy to turn to iron. It is impossible to drill a powder chamber through iron balls so the powder was mixed with the shot in the "English method" of making case shot.


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