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Parrott shell

Object Number: 
X.400
Date: 
1855-1863
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 8 3/4 x 3 in. ( 22.2 x 7.6 cm )
Marks: 
engraved: body: "Rebel shell/Gettysburg/1863"
Description: 
Iron artillery shell; conical; foliate engraving on body.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group