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  • Burnside Cartridge

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    Burnside Cartridge - Inventory Number: BUL 277

    .54 caliber, brass cartridge specimen is in particularly good excavated condition. This cone-shaped copper / brass casing with the lead bullet crimped at the head. Once loaded, a small hole in the cartridge base allowed the ignition fire to pass through and set off the internal black powder charge.  

    Inventory Number: BUL 277