The British Brown Bess musket had a 0. The musket balls pictured above are the size used in 69cal muskets, such as the French Charleyville, used by American forces during the Revolutionary War and War of Mark Forums Read. Similar Threads. Digger70pa Elite Member.
Musket balls could also be used in rifled muskets - guns that were originally smooth-bored but rifled at a later date - or in rifles.
How to Identify Revolutionary War Musket Balls
Rifles took smaller balls, measuring less than 0. Good luck man. Because we knew the exact findspot of each bullet we could see a pattern emerge, suggesting that this was evidence for a rout that we knew took place. Western New York Posts: I live just 25 miles East of Fort Ligonier and miles north west of Gettysburg, its possible some of those troops passed through this area many moons ago. Musket balls are the types of projectiles that are fired from muskets.