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    Tenn. Trio Scores Very Rare CS Bullet, Eagle "I", & 14 Different CS Bullet Types

    The "Tennessee Trio" (named by Modern Miner) of Dman, Josh, and I hit the fields at two different CSA Cavalry camps during Wednesday and today. Our combined finds from both hunts are shown in the first pic. Josh was the "Button Boy" on Wednesday with the Eagle "I' button and the other unknown button. Now, all 3 members of the Trio have dug a coat size Eagle "I" button at one of the CSA Cavalry Camps. Unfortunately, Dman's was the only one with full gold gilt and we have had to listen to that-LOL. The other button in the second pic is an iron button with straight iron shank on the back but has a brass border with a design motif on it. We welcome any guesses. It was in the same hole with the pocket knife and over 30 pieces of campfire lead and dropped round balls. We believe the Confederates were molding bullets there. Josh found the broken gun hammer also.
    There are 14 types of bullets carried by Confederate Soldiers represented by our finds in these two CSA Cavalry Camps. They are:
    Buck 'n Balls, .31, .36, .44, and .69 Cal. Round Balls
    Old pattern & New Army .44 Conical Colt pistol Bullets
    Burnside Carbine, Gardner .577 cal., .577 Cal. Enfield, .54, .58, & .69 cal. 3 Ring CSA Bullets
    A VERY RARE .38 cal. Multi-Groove Sharps bullet.
    Dman was the "Bullet Master" today with 11 total. He whined all morning about not finding many and then laughed at us when we emptied our bags for the picture. We found over 40 horseshoes or horseshoe pieces and lots of iron square nails and campfire lead.
    The last pic is of the .38 Cal. "Baby Multi-Groove Sharps" Bullet. I dug it and I immediately knew it was very different from what we find but I had never seen one. The closest match in the bullet book was M & M #193 but this was a smaller caliber. A call to some local relic dealers revealed it was for a prewar Sharps sporting rifle. That bullet shows up in Arkansas and Missouri but rarely in middle Tennessee. It will be pictured in an upcoming issue of North South Trader's Civil War Magazine. One veteran relic hunter (also a dealer) has dug well over 100,000 CW bullets in his long 40+ year hunting career and said that he's only found 3 or 4 like mine and always in CSA Cavalry Camps. It's the Gomez and Mills Patent Bullet for you bullet enthusiasts. Happy Hunting from the Tennessee Trio, Quindy.
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    Re: Tenn. Trio Scores Very Rare CS Bullet, Eagle "I", & 14 Different CS Bullet Types

    VERY cool relics!!!

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    Re: Tenn. Trio Scores Very Rare CS Bullet, Eagle "I", & 14 Different CS Bullet Types

    That was a lot of fun today. I can't wait to get back and hunt the other side of the camp.

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    Re: Tenn. Trio Scores Very Rare CS Bullet, Eagle "I", & 14 Different CS Bullet Types

    Tennessee Trio, is a force to be reckoned with .. Hell yeah , thats some serious CW lead and relic digging , CONGRATS !! dawg
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    Re: Tenn. Trio Scores Very Rare CS Bullet, Eagle "I", & 14 Different CS Bullet Types

    "There are 14 types of bullets carried by Confederate Soldiers represented by our finds in these two CSA Cavalry Camps."

    Q-
    That is amazing! We found four different varieties last weekend and I thought that was a lot.
    That bullet you found is amazing. Looking forward to seeing it in NSTCW. Was that the same Gomez on The Adam's Family?

    Sounds like Dman is back to his usual self. Way to go guys!


    -Dug-

    *Oldest coin-1775 Spanish 1 real *Oldest U.S. silver-1833 Capped Bust Half Dime *Best coin - 1945 GOLD 2 1/2 peso *Best Civil War finds:*NC officers belt buckle *CSN Confederate Navy Officer button

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    Re: Tenn. Trio Scores Very Rare CS Bullet, Eagle "I", & 14 Different CS Bullet Types

    Nice finds Quindy. You guys are tearing it up over there. Congrats on all the great finds y'all are recovering.

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    Re: Tenn. Trio Scores Very Rare CS Bullet, Eagle "I", & 14 Different CS Bullet Types

    Wow talk about some great finds...

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    Re: Tenn. Trio Scores Very Rare CS Bullet, Eagle "I", & 14 Different CS Bullet Types

    You all are tearing it up Quindy.I had a day like that once toward's Harpers Ferry when we found 11 different type's.Are you sure that multi ring isn't a .36 instead of a .38 ? They made them in .36,.46,and .56 .Congratulation's on a rare bullet just the same

  9. #9

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    Re: Tenn. Trio Scores Very Rare CS Bullet, Eagle "I", & 14 Different CS Bullet Types

    Quote Originally Posted by civilman1
    You all are tearing it up Quindy.I had a day like that once toward's Harpers Ferry when we found 11 different type's.Are you sure that multi ring isn't a .36 instead of a .38 ? They made them in .36,.46,and .56 .Congratulation's on a rare bullet just the same
    Thanks Joe. The attached info. in "Civil War Projectiles" describes it as "approx. 36 cal.". My bullet measured .395 in. dia. by .695 in. long. with my cheapo and worn out dial calipers-LOL. HH today, Quindy.
    http://thomaspublications.com/civilw...omez-mills.htm
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    Re: Tenn. Trio Scores Very Rare CS Bullet, Eagle "I", & 14 Different CS Bullet Types

    Very Nice finds Guys, glad to see the three of you back in action.

    Bill

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    Re: Tenn. Trio Scores Very Rare CS Bullet, Eagle "I", & 14 Different CS Bullet Types

    May the Lord watch.
    Between me and thee.
    While we are absent.
    One from the other.
    Amen!

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    Re: Tenn. Trio Scores Very Rare CS Bullet, Eagle "I", & 14 Different CS Bullet Types

    THE TENN. TRIO IS ON FIRE..

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    Re: Tenn. Trio Scores Very Rare CS Bullet, Eagle "I", & 14 Different CS Bullet Types

    Quote Originally Posted by VOL1266-X
    The other button in the second pic is an iron button with straight iron shank on the back but has a brass border with a design motif on it. We welcome any guesses.
    I wonder if it had a little tintype picture in the center at one time?
    Digging up history (and pulltabs) since 1982.

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    Re: Tenn. Trio Scores Very Rare CS Bullet, Eagle "I", & 14 Different CS Bullet Types

    that is a super find Quindy. you are tearing Dman up lol. keep up the good work.

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    Re: Tenn. Trio Scores Very Rare CS Bullet, Eagle "I", & 14 Different CS Bullet Types

    Nice digging Tennessee boys, you guys are saving some great relics,, keep it coming but save some for me I might make it back up one day

 

 
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