Artillery shell

Object Number: 
INV.5590.1
Date: 
1861-1863
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 x 3 in. ( 20.3 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
stamped: bottom: "KISS PATENT OCT. 9 1861/MA 14 1861" stamped: body: "Rebel/Gettysburg/July 4 1863"
Description: 
Iron artillery shell; conical with rounded bottom; stamped mark on bottom.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group