Bomb shell fragment

Object Number: 
1886.10b
Date: 
1855-1865
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 1/8 x 3 in. ( 2.9 x 7.6 cm )
Description: 
Iron artillery shell fragment; domed, circular cap for shell.
Gallery Label: 
According to accession records, this shell fragment was found on the battlefield after the Battle of Keneshaw Mountain in June, 1864.
Credit Line: 
Gift of A.V.W. Van Vechten
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group