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    us
    Dec 2007
    Prince William County ,VA
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    need bullet ID C.W era

    I found this bullet over the weekend at the site of a old confederate fort and cannot match it up in my bullet book . It resembles a whitworth but there is no cone just a hole that goes all the way to the end , it is exactly 3/8's of a inch wide and exactly 1 inch in length and the hole is exactly 3/16's of a inch wide and kind of triangle shaped and its been fired . I can weigh it if need be but hopping a bullet expert can id it ... sorry about the blurry pics having camera issue's hoping the wife will buy me a good one for my birthday .... thanks for looking ....
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    us
    Aug 2010
    West Tennessee
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    Picture too fuzzy to call, looks like a post CW wadcutter.

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    Educator

    Feb 2006
    Occupied CSA (Richmond VA)
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    Sorry to have to disappoint you ...but there was no civil war bullet which measures 1.0-inch-long by 3/8-inch-wide. So, the bullet you found cannot be from the civil war era.

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    us
    Jan 2012
    Snellville, Georgia
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    looks like a .38 wad cutter !!!
    HH,
    Ken in Georgia

 

 

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