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    Civil War Gettysburg Two Bullet Set in Black Framed Box | Artifact #G3145

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    Battle of Gettysburg - July 1-3, 1863 .58 Caliber Minie Ball Set

    Of Special Note: These Minie balls were recovered by treasure hunter colleagues in decades past from private land that was part of the Gettysburg battlefield during those fateful days in July 1863. Our set is an exclusive Cannon Beach Treasure Company Original.

    Both of these bullets saw action during the Battle for Gettysburg of July 1-3, 1863 - one was fired, one dropped.

    Forever locked in history, names like Devil's Den, little Round Top, the Wheatfield, the Peach Orchard and Pickett's Charge on Cemetery Hill mark the most costly battle in U.S. history with as many as 51,000 casualties (those killed, wounded, missing or captured).

    Four and a half months later, at the dedication of the Soldier's national Cemetery in Gettysburg, President Lincoln gave the Gettysburg Address, one of the most influential American speeches ever delivered. The bullets in this display were recovered from private land and saw action in the Battle of Gettysburg.

    Your Battle of Gettysburg Ammunition Set comes ready for display, including:

    1. A detailed, multi-page Certificate of Authenticity research and written by Robert
    2. "Dinna fire till ye can see the whites of their e'en!" Historic Brief
    3. Ammunition in Framed 6" X 8" Conservation-Quality Display Box

    About the Minié Ball:

    This lead projectile still has remnants of the dried, chalky clay-like dirt it was found in. It is a Minié ball (minie ball) and is a type of muzzle-loading, spin-stabilizing rifle bullet named after its co-developer, Claude Etienne Minié. It came to prominence in the Crimean War (1853 to 1856) but Minié-derived weapons became the most common firearm in the American Civil War due to their accuracy.

    The bore of this new rifle had grooves (“rifling”) in it which slowly twisted as they went from the back to the front of the weapon. The back of the bullet had a conical base with three rings which expanded when the gun powder was ignited. The base then filled into the barrel’s rifling which gave the projectile a spin, thus making it much more accurate. The adoption of this ammunition allowed soldiers to reload their rifled muskets faster and fire them more accurately. This increased the lethality of weapons used on the battlefield and effectively rendered conventional line infantry tactics obsolete.

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