Veterans Community Collecting Event Artifacts

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Contributor

Debbie Hogan

Photographer

Susan Skoog

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Publication Date

Summer 1974

City

Fredricksburg, Virginia

Keywords

Minié balls, Minni balls, Civil War, Fredricksburg, projectiles, ammunition, bullets

Disciplines

American Material Culture | Cultural History | Industrial and Product Design | Military History

Comments

"In 1974, I went sightseeing in Fredricksburg, Virginia to a few different battle sites. This is a bullet I bought as a souvenir."

Lead Minié ball, a bullet with visible cannelures (grooves) for use in a muzzle-loading repeating rifle, c. 1860s.

Civil War bullet

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