This type ammunition was used in a musket during the War of 1812.
A small round silver ball of lead, this musket ball is 2 1/8 inches in circumference. The surface is shiny and smooth with a visible cast mark is on the surface. The bottom of the musket ball has a small circular base of 1/4 inch which has a small hole slightly off center.
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