Original Civil War Confederate 12Lb. Cannon Ball Recovered At The Petersburg Battlefield Certified. A very nice earlier pick up 12lb. case shot classic Civil War cannon ball. In good relic condition. Has some pitting and dents (see photos). This is the type that would explode but the powder is flushed and removed so it is inert and completely safe. It has a narrow fuse hole for a wooden fuse (Confederate). This was recovered at the Petersburg battlefield on what was then private property (not National Park land). 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 Petersburg Found in a area off park property decades age . 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.