Minié Ball

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The Minié ball was a cylinder with groves in a circular motion around the bullet .The bullet was used in a muzzle loading rifle. The bullet was made by a French commander . It was rumored that the bullet had enough strength to blow an arm of a soldier and still kill another soldier. The minie ball had deadly range and accuracy .All together the minie ball was a power full invention. If the minie ball was not invented we my still be shooting small metal balls.

Online Scorces:
"Minie© Ball." Wikipedia, the Free Encyclopedia. 10 May 2010. Web. 12 May 2010. <>.

Image Scorces:
Mcumpston. Minie Balls. Digital image. Wikipedia. 28 Sept. 2008. Web. 30 May 2010.