Importance Of Minie

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In my opinion I think that the use of the minie ball was the most important aspect of the fighting. The french army captain, Claude -E´tienne Minie´ developed the minie ball in 1849.

It was a soft lead bullet with four rings that was small and long. This made it easier and quicker to load and reload the gun. As a result of the bullet being soft lead it causes them to flatten out and break off when they hit their target. It is capable enough to shatter and splinter any bone that comes gets in the ay of its path. With this pieces of bone can break off and damage other tissues and ended hit the

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