Artillery shell fragment

Object Number: 
INV.8439.1
Date: 
1850-1865
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 3 1/8 x 1 5/8 in. ( 7.9 x 4.1 cm )
Description: 
Iron artillery shell fragment.
Gallery Label: 
According to an attached label, this shell was taken from Fort Sumter in Charleston, South Carolina on April 22, 1865.
Credit Line: 
Gift of E. Colgate
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group