Fused Minie Balls

Description
Physical Description
Lead minie balls, fused on impact.
Specific History
These two minie balls from opposing sides met head-on during fierce fighting at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia, in December 1862.
occurred
United States: Virginia, Fredericksburg
Physical Description
metal (overall material)
ID Number
AF*237846
accession number
45871
catalog number
237846
related event
Civil War
Battle of Fredericksburg, 1862
Civil War and Reconstruction
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Military
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Exhibition
The Price of Freedom: Americans at War
Exhibition Location
National Museum of American History
Data Source
National Museum of American History, Kenneth E. Behring Center

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