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  • Confederate Read / Sold

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    Confederate Read / Sold

    DIAMETER:  3.62 inches
    GUN: 20-pounder Parrot rifle, 3.76 - inch caliber 
    LENGTH:  10 inches
    WEIGHT:  20 pounds 8 ounces
    CONSTRUCTION:  Case shot
    SABOT:  Copper ring
    FUZING:  Threaded fuze plug (missing)

    It is similar in appearance to the Federal 20-pounder Parrott projectile, this example bearing a lathe stud near the top of the shell.  2/3rd of the original copper sabot remains.  Recovered at Fredericksburg, Va.

    Inventory Number: ART 020 / Sold