Minie ball crate

m14msgt

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I have a repro minnie ball wooden crate marked 1,000 cartg’s. How were The
Minnie balls placed in those crates? Loose or packaged in paper cartriges. Assuming the latter per the stenciling on outside of crate
 

johan_steele

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I have a repro minnie ball wooden crate marked 1,000 cartg’s. How were The
Minnie balls placed in those crates? Loose or packaged in paper cartriges. Assuming the latter per the stenciling on outside of crate
They were placed in arsenal packs of 10 rounds per package w/ 12 percussion caps.

CS M1841 Cart.jpg
 
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