Item: Confederate 12 Pounder Side-Loader Case-Shot Shell
Construction: Cast iron with copper fuze adaptor and lead side plug.
Approximate size: Weight: 9.6 pounds. Diameter: 4.5 inches.
Condition: Very good, excavated, with moderate surface pitting on the iron body and no repairs. There is a partially visible mold seam at its equator. The copper fuze adaptor and lead side plug are both present and in good shape. This case-shot was lightly coated with black paint long ago but is beginning to slough off. It has been professionally deactivated.
Recovered: Petersburg, VA area.
Comments: This artillery case-shot shell will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War artillery or general relic collection.
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