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Catalog Number 1990.00319.003
Object Name Shell, Artillery
Title Schenkl Shell
Description US Artillery shell found near Marvin's Chapel. Upon research, this is a 3" Schenkl canister shell for a 6' rifled gun that was used by the US Army. Probably left/dropped during the Battle of Cool Spring, possibly lost during the Union advance NE toward Stephenson, passing Wickliffe Church on the 19th of July.
Date c Jul1864
Collection Civil War Collection
Accession number 1990.00319
Status OK