MEXICAN CANISTER BALL, THE ALAMO, 1836, SAN ANTONIO RIVER For Sale
MEXICAN CANISTER BALL, THE ALAMO, 1836, SAN ANTONIO RIVER:
MEXICAN CANISTER BALL, THE ALAMO, 1836, SAN ANTONIO RIVERThis Mexican 6 pound canister ball was found in the San Antonio River when the River Walk was being constructed It is about15/16” in diameter & is in good condition with light/medium to medium pitting & has a brown patina & still has some river bottom encrustation attachedNOTE - I use a generic picture as I have several & they all are in about the same condition. See the larger grape shot found with this canister listed separately. It comes with a certificate of authenticity.*On February 28, 1836 the Mexicans established artillery batteries, initially about 1,000 feet from the south and east walls of the Alamo. A third battery was positioned southeast of the fort. Each night the batteries inched closer to the Alamo walls.
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