Item: 1.4 Inch Canister Shot for 12 Pounder Gun and 32 Pounder Howitzer
Gun: 12 Pounder Gun and 32 Pounder Howitzer
Construction: Cast iron solid shot.
Approximate size: Weight: .4 pounds. Diameter: 1.47 inches.
Condition: Very good, excavated. The canister was treated with electrolysis many years ago to preserve the iron. The exterior has a few rust spots but is mostly smooth to the touch. There are no repairs.
Recovered: Harrison's Landing, VA.
Comments: This relic was acquired directly from the family of the digger who hunted Civil War trails, campsites, and battle sites throughout central Virginia for several decades. It will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War artillery or general relic collection
Additional information: Harrison's Landing, was the site of General George McClellan's encampment during the summer of 1862 after the battle of Malvern Hill, the last of the Seven Days Battles.
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