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Artillery shell fragment excavated at a Revolutionary War military site

Object Number: 
Overall: 4 x 3/4 in. ( 10.2 x 1.9 cm )
Iron artillery shell fragment.
Gallery Label: 
This shell fragment was excavated in 1903 by Reginald Pelham Bolton and others at 190th Street and Audobon Avenue, within the area of a military camp that extended between 190th and 194th Streets, and Audobon and Eleventh Avenues, near Laurel Hill in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1947
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group