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  1. #1

    Dec 2006
    Wisconsin
    White's XLT/E-Trac
    248

    Is this a Civil War Bullet?

    I went with my brother to the 1860's college tonight for a couple hours. There is a woods behind it,that was not woods back in the day. There was also a civil war camp very close,Camp Utley. Wasn't finding much and then this.
    Is it a civil war bullet? Caliber? Why is it flat on top? The penny is for size,but I also found it,a 1955 D,but no double stamp.
    Thanks for your help, Steve
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  2. #2

    Jul 2007
    Maryland
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    Re: Is this a Civil War Bullet?

    Looks to be a Three ringer Southern manufacturer,
    But you need the measurements to know exoctly which
    one it is.
    Definitely Civil War Era!
    Nice find.
    Check out this site:
    http://www.baymediapro.com/collectio...rings_list.asp
    Ty

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  3. #3

    May 2008
    Linden, VA
    Minelab GPX5000, Whites MXT, Garrett AT PRO
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    Relic Hunting

    Re: Is this a Civil War Bullet?

    Ty said it all good find

  4. #4
    us
    Jan 2009
    Upstate New York
    Compass X-80 Challenger, Yukon 77B Professional
    626

    Re: Is this a Civil War Bullet?

    Nice Find!!
    Congrats!
    HH

    John
    John from Upstate New York

  5. #5

    Mar 2008
    salisbury, md
    Fisher 1270
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    Re: Is this a Civil War Bullet?

    Congrats on a nice bullet!

  6. #6
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    Re: Is this a Civil War Bullet?

    Looks like a .69 caliber minie.


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  7. #7
    us
    Sep 2007
    Greenville,NC
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    Re: Is this a Civil War Bullet?

    Congrats on the droped minie

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  8. #8
    us
    Feb 2009
    Minnesota
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    Re: Is this a Civil War Bullet?

    Nice.. Southern 3 ringer
    Happy Hunting

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  9. #9
    us
    Mar 2009
    Kentucky
    814

    Re: Is this a Civil War Bullet?

    The 1955 doubled die is only on the Philadelphia penny, not Denver.

  10. #10
    us
    Feb 2009
    yelm wa.
    xlt
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    Re: Is this a Civil War Bullet?

    nice find

  11. #11
    us
    Jul 2007
    Western Massachusetts
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    Re: Is this a Civil War Bullet?

    Nice looking finds.

 

 

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