A musket ball from one of the first shots fired in the jacobite rising of 1745 is unearthed at the site of an ambush in the highlands. Record id: nlm-0cc55c object type: musket ball broad period: post medieval county: lincolnshire workflow stage: awaiting validation lead musket ball cast shot, flattened at one end. Archaeologists and artefact enthusiasts have discovered musket balls on revolutionary war battlefields from new england to south carolina these balls, which were made from molten lead and. Part i - metal detecting at the swedish tavern site: recovering musket balls, page 15. Guidance on recording lead bullets from early modern including ball, slug such as musket or pistol. Lots of finds today and 6 musket balls key words : metal detecting the uk metal detecting coins metal detecting artifacts metal detecting relics metal detec. The musket was in fact just one of a range of guns that fired a lead which fired a slightly smaller ball rubicon heritage celebrate two major uk milestones.
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After smelting range lead, i melt down ingots and cast 575 500 grain lead minie balls for shooting from my 1861 colt rifle musket. Then he drew the ramrod from beneath the musket’s barrel, inserted powder and ball into the muzzle, following this with the paper cartridge as wadding. Facts, information and articles about the minié ball, a civil war bullet minie ball summary: the minié ball, or minie ball the rifle-musket and minié ball.
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