Box of Civil War era bullets, cartridge cases and fragments

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Titles Box of Civil War era bullets, cartridge cases and fragments
Description Collection of Civil War era small-arms projectiles including lead Minié bullets, cartridge cases and two other fragmentary items, all recovered from the battlefield at Gettysburg, Pennsylvania in the 1880s. Many of the bullets have been fired and are deformed from impact. One of the cartridge cases is from the 1880s.
Quantity 1 box items
Format Content Category: artifacts
Measurements 6 1/2 inches length (box)
4 1/2 inches width (box)
Nomenclature Minié ball
cartridge
fragment
Materials lead
metal
leather
Subjects Given by: Minnesota Veteran's Home
Found at: Gettysburg, Adams County, Pennsylvania, United States
Found at: Gettysburg Battlefield
Used in: Civil War, 1861-1865
Used in: Minnesota, United States
United States--History--Civil War, 1861-1865--Equipment and supplies.
Armament. Tools & Equipment. Ammunition
Military. 1861-1865 (Civil & Indian Wars). Equipment & Supplies
Dates Use: Not earlier than 1861 - Not later than 1865 (Civil War)
Discovery: Approximately 1880 - Approximately 1889
Holding Type 3D Objects
Identifiers 74.34.49.1-59 (Accession Number)

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