Republic Of Texas, Texas Dug Alamo Excavated With Loa,texas Dug,


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Republic Of Texas, Texas Dug Alamo Excavated With Loa,texas Dug, :
$1,700



POUNDER CANNON BALL

ALAMO AREA

SAN ANTONIA, TX.

UP FOR SALE ISTHE SECONDOF THREE PRE-CIVIL WAR 6 POUNDER CANNON BALLS RETRIEVED FROM THE AREA CLOSE TO THE ALAMO BYSARGEANT EDWARD BOTHWELL OF THE NEWLYFORMED EDGAR'S ALAMO CITY GUARDS IN NOVEMBER 1860.IT WAS FOUND LONG BEFORE THE ALAMO WAS DECLARED A NATIONAL SHRINE AND BEFORE THE OUTBREAK OF THE CIVIL WAR.IN 1861, EDGAR'S UNIT BECAME EDGAR'S BATTERY, 1ST TEXAS LIGHT ARTILLERY AND THEY TOOK CONTROL OF THE ALAMO FROM FEDERAL FORCES WHEN TEXAS SUCCEDED FROM THE UNITED STATES. THEY FOUGHT BRAVELY IN BOTH TEXAS, ARKANSAS, VICKSBURG ANDAT THE REDRIVER EXPEDITION AGAINST GENERAL BANKS.THESE CANNON BALLSREMAINED INTHE FAMILY UNTILTHEY WEREDONATED TO THE TEXAS UNITED CONFEDERATE MUSEUM IN 1890 AT BROWNSVILLE TEXAS.THEY REMAINED ON DISPLAY THERE UNTIL 1929WHENTHE MUSEUM CLOSED DOWN. THE LAST CURATOR KEPTTHEM UNTIL HIS DEATH. IT COMES WITH A LETTER FROM THE GRANDSON OF THE LAST CURATOR.

THIS IS A WELL DOCUMENTED AUTHENTIC CANNON BALL FROM THE REPUBLIC OF TEXAS AND THE WINNING buyer WILL GET THE A COMPLETE COPY OF THE DOCUMENTATION WITH DATEAND SIGNATURE OF THEGRANDSON. GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC OR YOUR FULL REFUND BACK INCLUDING SHIPPING. I WILL ALSO FURNISH AWRITTEN HISTORY OF EDGAR'S BATTERY WITH THE ITEM.

IT IS DOCUMENTED THAT THE ALAMO HADSIX6 POUNDER CANNONS. NO ONE KNOWS EXACTLYWHERE THEY WERE PLACED WITHIN THE ALAMO WALL, BUT THEY DID PARTICIPATE IN THE BATTLE. A 6 POUNDER CANNON COULD FIRE A BALL ABOUT 1523 YARDS AT A 5 DEGREE ELEVATION, SOTHE EXACT LOCATION OF THE FINDWOULD BE ANYWHERE WITHIN THIS AREA.THIS BALL IS 3 1/2" DIAMETER AND WEIGHS APPROX 6 LBS., AND HAS SOME PITTING AND A NICE BROWNISH PATINA. THE PICTURES TELL THE STORY SO ENLARGE AND ASK QUESTIONS.

ITEM IS FOR SALE AT AND STARTS OUT AT VERY LOW PRICE. PAYMENT IS DUE WITHIN 48 HOURS OF offer AWARD.DISPLAY CASE AND ID TAG IS INCLUDED AND ALSO COPIES OF THE LAST5 PHOTO'S. ITEM SHIPS TO THE LOWER 48 STATES ONLY, NO INTERNATIONAL DESTINATIONS. YOUR TEXAS ROOM WILL CERTAINLY COME ALIVE WITH THIS EXCELLENT DISPLAY!!!


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