American 4 Pound Cannonball, Princeton, 1777

American 4 Pound Cannonball, Princeton, 1777
American 4 Pound Cannonball, Princeton, 1777

American 4 Pound Cannonball, Princeton, 1777
AMERICAN 4 POUNDER CANNONBALL, MOULDERS BATTERY, PRINCETON, 1777. This unfired American 4 pounder cannonball was found at the sight of Captain. Joseph Mulders Battery of a pair of 4 pounder cannons on the old Princeton. It is 3 1/8 diameter with light/medium pitting & has a dark brown patina. Comes with a certificate of authenticity. At the height of the January 3, 1777 Battle of Princeton, British forces under the command of Lieutenant Colonel. Charles Mawhood, attacked aggressively, forcing the American brigades to fall back. A small artillery battery, lead by Captain Joseph Moulder.

Moulder's Battery consisted of two guns handled by. Some twenty boys recruited from Philadelphia's dock area, supported by the Delaware Militia company of.

With great skill and bravery Captain Moulder directed intense and accurate fire from the. Guns which prevented the British Forces from advancing across the field.

The field and organize a counterattack. The item "AMERICAN 4 POUND CANNONBALL, PRINCETON, 1777" is in sale since Monday, April 1, 2019. This item is in the category "Collectibles\Militaria\Civil War (1861-65)\Original Period Items\Other Civil War Original Items". The seller is "revwarcannonballs" and is located in Gore, Virginia. This item can be shipped to United States.


American 4 Pound Cannonball, Princeton, 1777