The war created the need for millions of cartridges for an enormous variety of different calibered weapons.
1 12-shot load of buckshot for a .58 rifle (14.7mm) or musket
2 .69 caliber (17.5mm) ball cartridge
3 .69 caliber (17.5mm) buck and ball cartridge
4 .69 caliber (17.5mm) Minié cartridge with wooden plug
5 .58 caliber (14.7mm) Minié cartridge
6 Paper Sharps cartridge
7 Linen Sharps cartridge
8 A 6-sided cardboard Whitworth cartridge
9 Metal-cased Maynard cartridge
10 Metal-cased Burnside carbine cartridge
11 Metal-cased Henry repeating rifle cartridge
12 Pin-fire cartridge with pin in position (bottom right)
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