Fused Minie Balls
Catalog #: 237846 Accession #: 45871
Credit: Armed Forces History, Division of History of Technology, National Museum of American History
Dimensions / Weight
Dimensions: 1.5" H x 0.75" W x 1.5" D
Lead minie balls, fused upon impact.
These two minie balls from opposing sides met head-on during fierce fighting at the Battle of Fredericksburg, Virginia in December 1862.
Country: United States
War: Civil War