Schenkel shell, Id'd
Overall: 9 x 3 in. ( 22.9 x 7.6 cm )
Iron Schenkel artillery shell; conical shell with hole at top for screw-on cap, and tapered, ribbed bottom section.
According to accession records, this shell was found in a cornfield near the Civil War battlefield at Antietam Creek, Maryland, and was presented to the Loyal Legion by Union General John Watts DePeyster.
Gift of the Military Order of the Loyal Legion
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.