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Cannonball from the War of 1812 / Boulet de canon datant de la guerre de 1812
Photographer: Barry Swackhamer
Taken: August 7, 2014
Caption: Cannonball from the War of 1812 / Boulet de canon datant de la guerre de 1812
Additional Description: This cannonball was fired from Ogdensburg, N.Y. at Fort Wellington near Prescott where it crashed into the officies’ mess. It was picked up by Colonel D.H. Burritt and fired back, so well-aimed that it the Odgensburg courthouse and was recognized as the same ball. / Ce boulet de canon fut tiré d’Ogdensburg, New York, du fort Wellington près Prescott et atterrit dans les quartiers des officiers. Il fut ramassé par le Colonel D.H Burritt et tiré à nouveau de façon si bien ciblée qu’il frappa le palais de justice d’Ogdensburg où il fut remarqué qu’il s’agissait bien du même boulet.
Submitted: May 19, 2015, by Barry Swackhamer of San Jose, California.
Database Locator Identification Number: p308450
File Size: 3.395 Megabytes


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