This bullet was perfected in 1848 and officially adopted by the US Army in 1855. Rings were added to the design by the Americans. The rings held grease to help easy the bullet down the barrel as well as to collect powder residue when fired. Minie Balls were extremely accurate within 350 yards.
These bullet replicas are made of lead-free materials. Manufactured in the USA.
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