Artillery shell

Object Number: 
1912.25
Date: 
1850-1861
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 3/4 x 2 7/8 in. ( 22.2 x 7.3 cm )
Description: 
Iron artillery shell; hollow and conical.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this shell was found on the Civil War battlefield at Bull Run, Virginia.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John H. Thompson
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group