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A00829 - 24pdr Coehorn mortar ball
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Item Number: A00829

Item Title: 24pdr Coehorn mortar ball

Price: $195

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US/CS

Type: Spherical shell

Size: 24pdr

Sabot:

Fuse: Wood time fuse adapter (missing)

Book:

Location Recovered: Spanish Fort, AL

Description:Both sides used these thick walled spherical shells at Spanish Fort and Fort Blakely, lobbing these back and forth at one another from 24pdr mortars. This has the smaller, 7/8in diameter fuse hole that D&G attribute to the Union forces.