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Cannonball

Object Number: 
INV.6479.3
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 1/2 in. ( 6.4 cm )
Description: 
Iron cannonball.
Gallery Label: 
This cannonball was found at the Riflemens' Redoubt in Fort Washington Park, Manhattan. It was probably fired at the American-held redoubt during the British and Hessian assault of Fort Washington on November 16, 1776.
Credit Line: 
Gift of John D. Crimmins, 1911
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group