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Bullets

Bullets
Title
Bullets
Date 
1850-1865
Medium 
Lead
Dimensions 
largest: 7/8 x 1/2 in. ( 2.2 x 1.3 cm )
Description 
Lead bullets; one conical Minie slug; one round ball; one flattened slug.
Credit Line 
Gift of Mary Margaret Bradley
Object Number 
INV.10266b-d
Gallery Label 
These bullets were found on Antietam battlefield by Joseph Bradley, son of Civil War Lieutenant Joseph Bradley of the 5th New York Cavalry.
Due to ongoing research, information about this object is subject to change.
Creative: Tronvig Group