Fragment of musket barrel excavated at a British Revolutionary War camp

Object Number: 
INV.5924.109
Date: 
1760-1775
Medium: 
Iron
Dimensions: 
Overall: 1 3/8 x 1 1/8 x 5/8 in. ( 3.5 x 2.9 x 1.6 cm )
Description: 
Iron musket barrel fragment excavated at the British military camp on the Dyckman farm in Washington Heights, Manhattan.
Gallery Label: 
This musket fragment was excavated by Reginald P. Bolton, William L. Calver, and others prior to the formation of the Field Exploration Committee in 1918, at the British camp on the Dyckman farm, between Seaman and Payson Avenues, and at 204th St. in Washington Heights.
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