1812 History
Cannon Ball with Center Hole


Description
Sponsors:
1812 History
Department of Canadian Heritage This item is a part of the 1812 History digitization project. This project was made possible with the support of the Department of Canadian Heritage through the Canadian Culture Online Strategy.
Media Type:
Object
Description:
This cannonball was fashioned during the War of 1812 period. It features a center hole for an explosive charge. This item gives insight into military ammunition from the War of 1812. Further research in 2010 shows it is a 3 1/2 inch shell, intact with a ribbed throat.
Subject(s):
Local identifier:
971.194
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Recommended Citation:
Image courtesy of the Niagara Historical Society & Museum
Terms of Use:
Please contact the Niagara Historical Society & Museum for any reproductions of this image.
Contact
Niagara Historical Society Museum
Email
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Agency street/mail address

43 Castlereagh Street

P.O. Box 208

Niagara-on-the-Lake, ON

L0S 1J0

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Cannon Ball with Center Hole


This cannonball was fashioned during the War of 1812 period. It features a center hole for an explosive charge. This item gives insight into military ammunition from the War of 1812. Further research in 2010 shows it is a 3 1/2 inch shell, intact with a ribbed throat.