C.S. .69 CALIBER BUCKSHOT CARTRIDGE FROM COLUMBUS, GA

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Item Code: 778-42

Civil War buckshot cartridges were made up of .31 caliber round shot for smoothbore muskets and shotguns. This specimen was made at the Columbus Ordnance Depot in Georgia. It contains 12 round shot in the upper portion of the cartridge and black powder in the lower portion. Tied above and below the buckshot with thread and closed with regulation folded tail. Two well done repairs to cracks in the paper.  A good example of a very scarce cartridge.  [jet]

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