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Some Civil War bullets

Thomas J. Stelma

Some Civil War bullets

by Thomas J. Stelma

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Published by T.J. Stelma Publications in Montgomery, Tex. (338 Fantasy Lane, Montgomery 77356) .
Written in English

    Places:
  • United States
    • Subjects:
    • Bullets -- Catalogs.,
    • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Collectibles -- Catalogs.

    • Edition Notes

      Includes bibliographical references (p. 214-216).

      StatementThomas J. Stelma.
      GenreCatalogs.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsE646.5 .S84 2000
      The Physical Object
      Pagination216 p. :
      Number of Pages216
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL6802678M
      LC Control Number00191511

        L. G. Capers of Vicksburg, Miss., relates an incident during the late Civil War, as follows:   A matron and her two daughters, aged fifteen and seventeen years, filled with the enthusiasm of. Civil War Bullets, Forceps, And Extractors Although over different bullet types were used in the civil war the standard muzzleload projectile was the 3 ring lead 58 caliber Minie. First invented by Claude Etienne Minie it saw early limited use in the Crimean War.

      The Whitworth rifle was an English-made rifled musket used in the latter half of the 19th century.A single-shot muzzleloader with excellent long-range accuracy for its era, especially when used with a telescopic sight, the Whitworth rifle was widely regarded as the world's first sniper rifle.. The Whitworth rifle saw extensive use with the Confederate sharpshooters in the American Civil Used by: Confederate States of America. WHITWORTH BULLETS, McKee & Mason # The Whitworth rifle was an English made single-shot muzzleloader with excellent long-range accuracy for its era, that saw extensive use with the Confederate sharpshooters in the American Civil War, even claiming the lives of several Union generals, including John Sedgwick, one of the highest-ranking Union officers killed .

      Oh man, they were much, much worse. That is the projectile fires on both sides of the civil war, the minie ball. It was usually fired from a caliber rifled musket and is pure lead. When it hit, it flattened out like a hollow point. Bones shatt. Z "Bullets USED In the Civil War " by Stanley S. Phillips Printing. Description: This is a softbound book that contains 37 total pages of excavated bullets from the American Civil War. This is one of the earlier references! This book is in used condition with a little foxing and smells a little musty.


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Digging Civil War bullets is very addictive. I feel a split second of time travel every time I pull one out of the ground. Another thing that is great about Civil War bullets is there are well over a thousand different variations of them.

And it is an extra thrill to dig a bullet type that you have never dug before. This book is very detailed with drawings including weights and dimensions of old Civil War era ammunition. It is actual size photos in the book but the Kindle version has to be zoomed in on each item but other than that it is a very informative read.

I highly recommend this if you metal detect for Civil War bullets/5(38). Some Civil War bullets by Thomas J. Stelma; 1 edition; First published in ; Subjects: Bullets, Catalogs, Collectibles, History, United States Civil War,   Open Library is an open, editable library catalog, building towards a web page for every book ever published.

Some Civil War bullets by Thomas J. Stelma,T.J. Stelma Publications edition, in EnglishPages: Whitworth Sharpshooter Bullets. There are several variants of this British Rifle bullet.

The Whitworth Rifle was deadly accurate at extreme ranges and the Federals had nothing comparable. Some of the projectiles saw service in the American Civil War and some did not. All. While dropped bullets are more collectible, fired bullets represent the Civil War better as most often they were actually used in the fighting.

Pulled: A pulled bullet was unloaded from a gun with a special attachment on the ramrod. Some drill a hole in the bullet, and some grab it and pull it out. This Civil War Bullet Identification Chart can help you identify some of those minie' and round balls that you find while out metal detecting.

I've only been lucky enough to find one of each near a creek. I believe the one that I found is a caliber. They are always a pleasant surprise, and. Though unlisted in Mason & McKee’s book, Civil War Projectiles II, there are several pictured examples in Tom Stelma’s book, Some More Civil War Bullets.

This one is not perfect, but still retains its shape and profile nicely, with a good mostly off white patina.

The thick cavity walls are still nice and round, and the small truncation or. The Stelma bullet book is Some Civil War Bullets 2.

$ TL sale pending: For your consideration one Confederate Enfield bullet listed in the Thomas RoundBall to Rimfire series Volume 4 as bullet You. Some were private purchases and others arrived by way of government contracts.

As such, this led to a plethora of bullet types being used to satisfy particular gun requirements. Many bullets can be found on protected Civil War battlefields today and those showcased below are just a sampling of the popular bullet types seen in the clash between. Description: Here is a minty bullet known to many as a Palmetto Sharps bullet.

Hundreds of these were recovered near the Columbia Arsenal in the Congaree river. Some of these have been found in the field so they were issued. It's basically a Sharps with an uncut sprue. Measures: D L Reference: RBTRF Vol. 4 Pg. Lot's 1 - 18 Civil War bullets and relics pictured are the exact bullets and relics that you will receive.

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Infantry Regt.). This unit was armed with these hand crafted rifles in various calibers very early in the war. Each gun was issued with it’s matching mold. The molds were numbered to the guns. The last known find site of these bullets is Kingston GA. which is where the. - Explore Perryville's board "Civil War Bullets.", followed by people on Pinterest.

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Chart from Griffith’s book comparing the Civil War to the unquestionably “modern” WWI and Napoleon’s campaigns. These assertions might be true. A Handbook of Civil War Bullets & Cartridges. Authors James E. Thomas and Dean S. Thomas show a variety of Civil War era bullets, separated by caliber and type of bullet.

They shed new light on the origin of some bullets, e.g. the so-called "Belgian". This book is well-illustrated and gives dimensions on the various items. Set of 9 different dug Civil War Bullets Labeled and mounted in Display case. This set includes the 3-ringer 58 Cal., the 52 caliber Sharps, the 50 caliber Smith, 50 caliber Burnside, the 3 ringer 69 Caliber, the 58 caliber Williams Cleaner, 69 Caliber round ball, the 44 caliber Barthalow, and the 44 Caliber Army Colt.

Assortment of 20 Civil War wormed Minie Balls. Included are round musket balls, 3-ringed Minies, Enfield, Williams Cleaner and Confederate Gardner. Order B $ these particular bullets are sold but we have more. 2 Civil War Bullets. A combination an Enfield and an Enfield Prichett bullet.

(Identified with a label.). Stones River Trading Co. % guaranteed authenic Civil War Relics, buckles, buttons, swords, bullets, etc., dug and non-dug Civil War relics of all types.Talk about getting hooked!

I've made several trips back to this fort and found several bullets, musket balls and a pocket watch wind key. I pretty much live for the next time I get too go! I purchased the Mckee and Mason Civil War Projectiles book today online. Hopefully it will help me ID the bullets and ball.

Thanks again, Fred:D.Some feel that a few of these made it into the Civil War, but most feel that they saw most of their service out West during the buffalo hunting and Indian Wars ( - ) era.

Not a real common cartridge as this is the first one that I have ever had (that I recall!!)-- $