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Bullet extractors excavated at Sneeden's Landing

Object Number: 
INV.6227.86-87
Date: 
1775-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
largest: 3 1/8 x 1/4 in. ( 7.9 x 0.6 cm )
Description: 
Iron bullet extractors.
Gallery Label: 
These bullet extractors were excavated by the Field Exploration Committee at Sneeden's Landing, a blockhouse on the west side of the Hudson River in Rockland County, New York. Built in 1780 by a French officer, the blockhouse was garrisoned by Continental Army and French troops.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group