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Going Ballistic: A Firearms Analysis of Florida’s Natural Bridge (2018)
DOCUMENT Citation Only Janene W Johnston.

The Civil War Battle of Natural Bridge was fought within miles of Tallahassee, Florida, in March of 1865. In 2015 archaeologists and volunteers conducted a metal detecting survey on the battlefield, which is now a state park. Utilizing a modified catch-and-release strategy allowed for just the analysis of battle related artifacts, the vast majority of which were munitions related to both small arms and artillery combat. Due to the amount of Minié Balls recovered, firearm identification was...