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B00908 - Blow thru fired .58 Minie from Cold Harbor

Item Number: B00908

Item Title: Blow thru fired .58 Minie from Cold Harbor

Price: $20

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Provenance: US/CS

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Size: .58 cal

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Location Recovered: Cold Harbor

Description:
You see fired CS Gardners that are "blow thrus" fairly often, but rarely so with a .58 Minie ball. This is a phenomenon where the powder charge literally blew through the bullet cavity and out the nose of the bullet, endangering the soldier firing his weapon.

Dug by Gary Williams at Cold Harbor.


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