Measuring, Identifying and Collecting Dug Civil War Bullets
Help identifying an old bullet
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Only three boxes left 21525A- Bottom of box has several dimples from bullet tips, but no penetration.
The most commonly cavity-marked bullets are Enfields imported from England.
Oxidation of lead and other metals depends on soil moisture and chemistry.
Make sure the scale shows zero, then place the bullet on it.
In addition to the expected spherical shape of ball ammunition, there are impacted balls those that were fired and hit something and spent balls those that were fired and eventually ran out of energy without hitting something.