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Artillery shell

Object Number: 
INV.5853.1
Date: 
1850-1863
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 5 1/4 x 3 in. ( 13.3 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: body: "Gettysburg"
Description: 
Iron artillery shell; cylindrical and hollow; foliate lettering engraved on body.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group