Burnside Cartridge - Inventory Number: BUL 277 / SOLD
.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 / SOLD