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Backyard Work Uncovers Civil War-era Shell

by AP posted Apr 16 2013 11:21AM
     PETERSBURG, Va. (AP) - Virginia State Police say no one was injured when a Civil War-era shell was discovered buried in the backyard of a Petersburg residence.
     Sgt. Thomas Molnar says the ordnance was taken to a secure location in Dinwiddie County.
     Molnar tells The Progress-Index that the ordnance was dug up Monday during repair work in the backyard.
     Petersburg was under a nine-month siege by Union troops in 1864 in 1865.
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Location : Dinwiddie CountyVirginia
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04/16/2013 11:21AM
Backyard Work Uncovers Civil War-era Shell
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