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Happy Thanksgiving, everyone. The big show in Franklin, Tn is 12/4-5. Hope to see many of you there. Picking up a big collection on the way so after that we will have a ton of stuff to post on the website.

A01405 - Very nice 12-lber Solid Shot Over Kennesaw Mtn

Item Number: A01405

Item Title: Very nice 12-lber Solid Shot Over Kennesaw Mtn

Price: $150

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US

Type: Cannon Ball Solid Shot

Size: 12-lber (4.62 Caliber)

Sabot: Wood Cup (Missing)

Fuse: N/A

Dickey and George (1993 Edition) Page 34
Melton and Pawl (Paperback Editon) Page 29 A-2

Location Recovered: Pasture behind Kennesaw Mountain which it overshot

Description:This is the basic artillery round from Civil War. The 12-lber cannon was the work horse of the work used extensively from beginning to end by both sides as they were mobile but still packed a good punch. The solid shot like this one was use to disable the enemy cannon and knock holes in their entrenchments.

This example is in very good condition. It was found by Charles Buckalew behind little Kennesaw Mountain where it overshot during heavy shelling trying to disable the Confederate guns. Condition is very good with just a little scaling in a couple places that show it was dug.

Projectile is inert, cleaned and coated.

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