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Latin American History | Military History
Three of the small "bucks" were wrapped with one large ball into paper cartridge containing gunpowder. The cartridge was rammed down the barrel of the muzzleloaders used by both sides of the Mexican American War.
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Museums of Port Isabel Collection, UTRGV Digital Library, The University of Texas – Rio Grande Valley. Accessed via https://scholarworks.utrgv.edu/portisabel