Outstanding Early Pick-Up Original Civil War 12Lb. Cannon Ball Recovered At The Spanish Fort Battlefield Certified. A very nice earlier pick up 12lb. solid shot classic Civil War cannon ball. In good relic condition. Has very minimal pitting (see photos). This was recovered at Spanish Fort battlefield on what was then private property (not National Park land).The Battle of Spanish Fort took place from March 27 to April 8, 1865 in Baldwin County, Alabama, as part of the Mobile Campaign of the Western Theater of the American Civil War.After the Union victory in the Battle of Mobile Bay, Mobile nevertheless remained in Confederate hands. Spanish Fort was heavily fortified as an eastern defense to the city of Mobile. Fort Huger, Fort (Battery) Tracey, Fort (Battery) McDermott, Fort Alexis, Red Fort, and Old Spanish Fort were all part of the Mobile defenses at Spanish Fort. This is the classic large size cannon ball that was fired from Napoleon (brass tube) guns. An authentic Civil War 12lb cannon ball certified by the Museum with our Gettysburg Museum COA (certificate of authenticity). 100% authentic and legal to own. Recovered at Spanish Fort Alabama Found in a area off park property decades age . This cannon ball is a perfect condition early pick up (a trace of tape with location is still partially visible but can be removed) Authentic location Identified recovered relics are rare and very desirable. Don’t miss this unique opportunity. Excellent example early pickup. Also note when browsing our web site there are several pages of items, at the bottom of the list look for other page numbers. If you ever wanted an almost perfect classic Civil War cannon ball this is it!