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|Civil War Artillery|
by Harry Ridgeway
Projectile measures: diameter 4.13in., length 10in. (excluding fuze), weight 26lbs. Lead band sabot shows weak rifling and is partially rolled up but fully present. Wood fuze is missing. Projectile is disarmed, open fuze hole exposes empty interior. Recovered: Vicksburg, Mississippi Mississippi.
Projectile measures: diameter 4.13in., length and weight not determined. Nose section only sabot and base cup separated on firing. Wood fuze missing, bottom plug is visible. Projectile is disarmed, open fuze hole exposes empty interior. Recovered: Vicksburg Mississippi.
Projectile measures: diameter 4.1in., length 10in., excluding fuze, weight 27.2lb. Lead band sabot is un-fired. Hotchkiss percussion fuze intact and removable. Projectile is disarmed, removable fuze exposes empty cavity. Recovered: Vicksburg Mississippi.
Projectile measures: diameter 4.1in., length 9in., weight 17lbs., nose section only. Nose section only, sabot and base were separated on firing. Metal is solid with pitting, sabot and cup base missing, brass time fuze intact. Projectile is disarmed, drill hole through the paper section of the time fuze. Recovered: not known.
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