Suspected Civil War cannonball turns out to be wooden buoy
UPI News Service, 02/13/2020
Crews working on a pool installation in South Carolina uncovered what was initially thought to be a Civil War-era cannonball, but later turned out to be a wooden buoy.
The Charleston Police Department said officers responded Wednesday to a downtown property where a construction crew digging a hole for a pool installation uncovered what was initially thought to be Civil War ordinance.
A bomb squad was summoned to the scene and investigated the object, determining the suspected cannonball was actually just a buried wooden buoy.
Police said no roads were closed during the investigation.
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