Discovering History: .45 Caliber Bullets and Spent Casings from the Battle of Little Big Horn

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  • Logan's avatar

    Custer's men were carrying trapdoor carbines in .45-70 with bullets that weighed 405 grains. Neat finds!

  • Gobbler Knob's avatar

    @Logan thanks for that info!

  • Brian's avatar

    With your skills, I am sure you could make an awesome little display case for them and include where they came from.

  • Brayden's avatar

    Very cool. Thanks for sharing!

  • Gobbler Knob's avatar

    @Brian already in the works! 😎

  • Derek's avatar

    That's so awesome!

  • Mike's avatar

    The stories those things could tell….

  • David's avatar

    Awesome historical find. 👍👊

  • Corey's avatar

    Wow. You’d get arrested if you took anything off the battlefield now.

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My name is Rick Larnerd. I’m a United States Army Infantry and 35-year law enforcement veteran. I am a retired Pennsylvania game warden. I am now custom maker of high-end Pennsylvania longrifles and decorative turkey box calls. I’ve been “Recreating 18th Century Americana” as Gobbler Knob Longrifles since 2000.

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