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Just posted some nice items out of the South Carolina museum group I brought back yesterday. This may well be our last postings before the Wheaton Show next weekend (4/29) and Mansfield the week after (5/6-7). We hope to see you at one or both of the shows. We will have anice cselection of canister rounds at Mansfield. These are very difficult to ship safely so not currently listed here.

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A00829 - 24pdr Coehorn mortar ball

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.


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