Confederate Mississippi Rifle Bullet


Item: Confederate Mississippi Rifle Bullet
Caliber: .54
Condition: Very good, excavated, unfired. Overall white patina with emerging waxy surface. Visible mold seam and round skirt. Minor tip and base surface chipping. No repairs.
Recovered:  Hartwood area of Stafford County, VA.
Approximate size: .539 x 1.05 inches. Weight: 401.6 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 57, item #453.
  • "Round Ball to Rimfire, Part Four" by Dean S. Thomas, on page 199, #243 & 244. 

See scans of the above pages in the additional images. 

Comments: This bullet will be an excellent addition to any excavated Civil War bullet or general relic collection.

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