The following item is an authentic 20 lb. Parrott Shell fragment recovered near Culp's Hill on The Gettysburg Battlefield. It is in solid relic condition and is about 4 1/2 inches long and weighs just under 2 lbs. What is remarkable about this fragment is that it can be identified to the battery that fired it.
This shell was fired by Taft's 5th New York Independent Battery at The Battle of Gettysburg. They were positioned along Cemetery Hill just across from The National Cemetery. Very rarely do you come across a shell that can be identified to a particular unit. This shell is fully guaranteed to be authentic and will come with a letter of authenticity certifying it's location and the unit that fired it.
The item "Large Civil War 20 Lb. Culp's Hill Taft's 5th NY Battery" is in sale since Tuesday, September 25, 2018.This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Artillery Gear, Equipment". The seller is "thecivilwarconservator" and is located in Dublin, Ohio. This item can be shipped to United States.