SOLD – AUTHENTIC CIVIL WAR PARROTT SHELL FREDERICKSBURG BATTLE

authentic civil war parrot shell from Fredericksburg va
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THIS IS AN AUTHENTIC CIVIL WAR PARROTT SHELL THAT WAS FOUND IN FREDERICKSBURG VIRGINIA. IT IS IN ORIGINAL AS FOUND UNCLEANED CONDITION WITH THE BATTLEFIELD DIRT STILL INTACT. NOT SURE IF ITS FEDERAL OR CONFEDERATE. RECOVERED IN THE WOODS SOUTHEAST OF SLAUGHTER PEN FARM. PELHAM HELD OFF THOUSANDS OF UNION TROOPS SINGLE HANDED FOR OVER AN HOUR UNTIL HE RAN OUT OF SHELLS AND HAD TO RETREAT FROM THE SLAUGHTER PEN. PARROTT SHELLS COULD TRAVEL OVER 1850 YARDS. THIS IS A NICE EARLY ARTILLERY RELIC FROM THE CIVIL WAR. Measures: 8.5 INCHES LONG.