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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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