Fragment of bar shot

Object Number: 
1947.587
Date: 
1760-1783
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 2 in. ( 5.1 cm )
Description: 
Iron bar shot; two half-circles connected by bar.
Gallery Label: 
This fragment was excavated by Reginald P. Bolton and others at a military camp on the Colonial Dyckman farm, at 204th Street between Seaman and Payson Avenues in Washington Heights, Manhattan. Occupied after the surrender of Fort Washington on November 16, 1776, the camp was garrisoned by British and Hessian troops until evacuation in 1783.
Credit Line: 
Gift of the Washington Headquarters Association, Daughters of the American Revolution, 1947
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group