Naval History and Heritage Command

Naval History and Heritage Command

CSS Alabama Cannonball and Storage Box

Cannon ball surrounded by its wooden storage box after conservation
Title: CSS Alabama Cannon Ball and Storage Box
Caption: Post-conservation photograph of a cannon ball and storage box recovered from the wreck of CSS Alabama
Description: The cannon ball was recovered in its accompanying wooden storage box from the wreck site of the Confederate privateer CSS Alabama off the coast of France. The artifacts were conserved at Texas A&M University's Conservation Research Laboratory.
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Topic
  • Underwater Archaeology
Document Type
  • Artifact
Wars & Conflicts
  • Civil War 1861-1865
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