BUCK N BALL CIVIL WAR BULLET GROUP DUG GETTYSBURG

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  • Item Category: Militaria & Weapons
  • Source: eBay
  • Sold Date: Jan 22, 2013
  • Channel: Auction House
THIS INERT BULLET SET WAS DUG AT THE QUARRY SITE IN GETTYSBURG PA, THIS AREA IS NOW CLOSED TO RELIC HUNTING AND NO MORE OF THESE WILL BE RECOVERED, THIS .69 CAL ROUNDBALL COMBINED WITH THREE SMALLER .32 OR SO BUCK BALLS WERE COMBINED BY CIVIL WAR ERA ARSENALS TO FORM THE BUCK N BALL ROUND. THIS WAS A LETHAL DOSE OF AMMUNITION TO SEND AT YOUR ENEMY. THESE WERE POPULAR WITH EARLY WAR CONFEDERATE SOLDIERS, THEY WERE ALSO USED BY US FORCES. SEE THE HISTORY CHANNELS BATTLEFIELD DETECTIVES, ANTIETAM EPISODE FOR A EXTENSIVE ANALYSIS OF THIS AMMUNITION. PLEASE SEE MY OTHER AUCTIONS.
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YOU WILL GET A SIMILAR ITEM TO THE ONE SHOWN AS I HAVE INVENTORY OF THIS ITEM.