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Unknown [fragment of iron shell from a cannonball]

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Gilder Lehrman Collection #: GLC09355.121 Author/Creator: Unknown Place Written: s.l. Type: Object Date: no date Pagination:

Summary of Content: One side is round and would likely be part of the outside of a cannonball. It is likely the piece of shell that was stuck in George Clapp's right arm, wounding him.

People: Clapp, George, fl. 1839-1892

Historical Era: Civil War and Reconstruction, 1861-1877

Subjects: Union ForcesMilitary HistoryInjury or WoundArtilleryAmmunitionCivil War

Sub Era: The American Civil War

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