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B00766 - Late War Burnside carbine bullet from the Weldon RR area
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Item Number: B00766

Item Title: Late War Burnside carbine bullet from the Weldon RR area

Price: $15

Shipping: Not included

Provenance: US

Type: Modified Ball Burnside

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Cartridge:

MM#:

TT#: 90a

Location Recovered:

Description:1864 "modified ball" Burnside carbine bullet from a critical battlefield:

https://www.battlefields.org/learn/articles/fight-weldon-railroad

At this point Burnside carbines were not the best option for cavalrymen but they were still out there in use. As a result this late war bullet type is fairly scarce. It is quite distinctive from other Burnside carbine bullets. Has some old dings but a tough one.