August Militaria, Autographs, Collectibles & Toys Auction
Three bullets from the Battle of Gettysburg including a .58 caliber 3-ring Minie Ball, a .69 caliber smooth-bore Musket Ball, and a .52 caliber Sharps Carbine. The bullets are encased in a box with a small summary of the Battle of Gettysburg. The bullets have turned white because the lead in the bullets oxidized. The Battle of Gettysburg was one of the most intensely fought battles and is often seen as the turning point in the Civil War toward Union victory. The Battle was costly on both sides with an approximate 50,000 casualties. Box is 6.25 x 8.25 inches.