Bomb squad detonates live Civil War cannonball found in Maryland

A homeowner contacted officials after being given what seemed to be an unexploded cannonball that a family member found near the Monocacy Battlefield.

Bomb technicians moved the cannonball to Beaver Creek Quarry in Hagerstown, where they conducted “an emergency disposal,” according to the Maryland State Fire Marshal.

Source: Bomb squad detonates live Civil War cannonball found in Maryland