CONFEDERATE (NORTH CAROLINA) .69 CALIBER NESLER BULLET FROM GETTYSBURG, KEN BREAM COLLECTION

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Item Code: 1163-150

This is an excavated .69 caliber Nesler bullet. These were made for North Carolina troops in Raleigh, NC, at the N.C. Institute for the Deaf, the Dumb, and the Blind.  This is the short pattern of this type of bullet.  It features a round nose, one deep groove, and a solid base.  Gray patina, with small flat spot on one side. Recovered from unrecorded location on the Gettysburg battlefield by Ken Bream.

This is from the Ken Bream collection that was sold at auction in October 2021. Mr. Bream was a 1970 graduate of Gettysburg High School and life-long relic hunter and collector. His parents managed the Stuckey’s Restaurant that was once located on the north-west corner of the intersection of Emmitsburg and Wheatfield Roads. In the late 1960s through the early 1970s Ken worked on the Eisenhower Farm as a groundskeeper, maintenance man, and general helper for the Eisenhower’s. For many years, he was the Gettysburg Dog Enforcement Officer.  This was lot #317.   [jet]  [ph:L]

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