DIAMETER: 3.63 inches
GUN: 20-pounder Parrott rifle, 3.67-inch caliber
LENGTH: 10 1/8 inches
WEIGHT: 18 pounds 1 ounce
SABOT: Brass ring
FUZING: Parrott zinc fuze plug, paper time fuze
This is an example of the 20-pounder (3.67-inch caliber) Parrott projectile. The long-pattern Parrott projectiles are common shell and do not contain any case-shot material. Many this style projectile were fired during the 1864 Atlanta Campaign. This pattern features a wrought iron ring sabot and is considered a Read-Parrott projectile pattern.
Inventory Number: ART 337