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Title Bullet Mold
Description This is a Confederate bullet mold capable of molding eight bullets at once. It has wooden handles with a brass interior. It was found at Harper's Ferry. Soft lead was melted to use in these bullet molds. Seven of the molds form Minié balls, which are conical shaped bullets. The eighth mold makes a larger-caliber musket ball.
Catalog Number 1983.066.02
Object Name Mold, Bullet
Date circa 1863
Year Range from 1861.0
Year Range to 1865.0
Subjects Bullets
Civil wars
Molds (Shaping tools)

Search Terms Civil War
War between the states
Harper's Ferry
Collection History Museum of Western Virginia
Imagefile 009\1983662.JPG
Number of images 2.0