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Object Name MINIE BULLET
Catalog Number 0985.10.00064a-d
Description Of the four Minie bullets, three (.64a-.64c) are Union made, and the fourth (.64d) is an Enfield.
Owned owner/user unknown
Provenance Three of the minie bullets came from Fort Moultrie, Sullivan's Island, South Carolina. The fourth is from Fort Wagner, James Island, South Carolina.

"Ball fired at Fort Sumter, SC, 1861. It was nickle-plated in 1895 and presented to Miss Ella Thomas. A ball and bullets from Fort Moultrie, Sullivan's Island, SC. A ball from Fort Wagner, James Island, SC." (accession ledger)
Search Terms Fort Moultrie
Fort Wagner / Battery Wagner
Fort Sumter