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This canister ball uncovered at the Battle of Moore's Mill is an example of a popular anti-personnel amunition fired from cannons in the Civil War. Canister shot fired several small metal balls, effectively turning a cannon into a large shotgun.

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Moore’s Mill mass grave discovered

After 150 years and multiple attempts at finding the elusive unmarked site, the mass grave that holds eight Confederate and 16 Union soldiers who died in the Battle of Moore’s Mill has been uncovered.


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