Barshot:5lb.square head type
Overall: 13 3/4 x 2 3/4 in. ( 34.9 x 7 cm )
Iron bar shot; two half-circles connected by bar.
This bar shot was found by M. Ryan at Depot Lane in Washington Heights, Manhattan. Bar shot was a type of artillery ammunition that expanded when fired from a cannon.
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1947
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.