Z1771 Confederate 3" Long-Sabot Bourreleted Read Common Shell
Description: Scarce shell recovered at the August Arsenal site. This one has the thinner rings, and a high base sabot. The metal has several small casting air bubbles throughout. This one employed a wooden time fuse adaptor which is now missing. There are still remnants of string below the lower bourrelet and the sabot.
Recovered: Augusta Arsenal, Georgia
Reference: Dickey & George, Field Artillery, (1993 Edition), Pg. 264