Percussion Caps From Blockade Runner Minho - Percussion caps "Salvaged from the blockade runner Minho. The Minho grounded off Fort Moultrie on the morning of 20 October 1862." The "Minho" ran the Union blockade between Charleston and Bermuda. On October 2nd, 1862, she ran aground and was struck by a shell from the U.S.S. "Flambeau," while trying to enter Charleston Harbor. Her cargo consisted of arms for the Confederate Army.
Shown above is a representative photo. We are offering each percussion cap at $2 a piece or you may purchase 3 for $5. If you would like to purchase a larger quanity please contact us directly.
Inventory Number: BUL 024