American 12 Pound Cannonball,yorktown, Va,1781,found Near Star British Redoubt
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American 12 Pound Cannonball,yorktown, Va,1781,found Near Star British Redoubt:
AMERICAN 12 POUND CANNONBALL, YORKTOWN, VA, 1781, FOUND NEAR THE BRITISH STAR REDOUBT
This American 6pounder cannonball is from the Battle of Yorktown, Virginia & was found near the British Star Redoubt on the south shore of the York River many years ago.
It is the one on the right in the picture, this listing is for the 12 pounder only!
It is in good condition with a dark brown patina & light pitting,
It was bought by James Anderson in 1947 in Yorktown, Virginia from a local historian who found several of these cannonballs.
The Anderson Collection had over 1500 artifacts from this area of Virginia that were collected over 50 years of collecting &comes with a very detailedAnderson Collection letter.
See theAmerican6 pounder cannonball found near this one, British 3 pounder cannonball & 1 pounder swivelgun shot from the H.M.S. Guadeloupe sunk in theYork River listed separately.