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"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.
Minié balls, Minni balls, Civil War, Fredricksburg, projectiles, ammunition, bullets
American Material Culture | Cultural History | Industrial and Product Design | Military History
Unknown, "Civil War Bullet" (1974). Veterans Community Collecting Event Artifacts. 32.