Confederate .69 Caliber "Raleigh" Pattern Bullet (aka. Garibaldi)

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Item: Confederate "Raleigh" Pattern Bullet (aka. Garibaldi)
Caliber: .69
Condition: Very good, excavated, unfired. Dull white patina with waxy surface. Visible mold seam. Minor tip and base surface chipping. Uneven thickness of base rim. No repairs.
Recovered: Fredericksburg, VA area.
Approximate size: .687 x 1.09 inches. Wt. 546.87 grains.
Reference: Similar examples can be found in the following Civil War relic reference books:

  • "Civil War Projectiles II Small Arms & Field Artillery with Supplement" by W. Reid McKee and M. E. Mason, Jr. on pages 35, item #199.
  • "Round Ball to Rimfire, Part Four" by Dean S. Thomas, on page 236, #561 & 562. 

See scans of the above pages in the additional images. 

Comments: According to Round Ball to Rimfire, Part Four, by Dean Thomas, on page 236, item 561, these bullets were "made at the N.C. Institute for the Deaf & Dumb and the Blind". This bullet will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War bullet or general relic collection.


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PC7920

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