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    • Bar Lead 

      Museums of Port Isabel (2011-01-03)
      Bar lead was frequently carried by soldiers. Melted over a campfire, the lead could be poured into moulds for bullets, flint shims, or any number of other small fasteners.
    • Bayonet tip 

      Museums of Port Isabel (2011-01-04)
      Bayonet tip
    • Beer bottle 

      Museums of Port Isabel (2011-01-04)
      Beer bottle
    • Beeswax used to prepare lead for making bullets 

      Museums of Port Isabel (2010-10-27)
    • Belt Buckle 

      Museums of Port Isabel (2010-12-30)
      Belt Buckle
    • Belt buckle 

      Museums of Port Isabel (2010-11-12)
      Belt buckle from a member of the Guanajuato Cavalry Regiment
    • Bone buttons 

      Museums of Port Isabel (2011-01-04)
      Bone buttons
    • Boot dagger found at Camp Belknap 

      Unknown author (2010-10-27)
    • Brass buttons from New York and Viriginia volunteer companies 

      Museums of Port Isabel (2010-12-21)
      Brass buttons from New York and Virginia volunteer companies accompany this 1836 militia cross belt plate.
    • Breast Plate 

      Museums of Port Isabel (2011-01-03)
      Breast Plate with damage insignia
    • Breast Plates 

      Museums of Port Isabel (2011-01-03)
      These breastplates, with corresponding buttons, from 5th, 10th and 11th Infantry Regiments show the great diversity in accountrements worn by different groups in the Mexican Army. The 11th Regiment plate even identifies ...
    • Breast Plates 

      Museums of Port Isabel (2011-01-03)
      This breast plate appears to have been blown outwards possibly from a bullet.
    • Bullet worm 

      Museums of Port Isabel (2011-01-03)
      A bullet worm was used to extract stuck bullets from a barrel o a firearm.
    • Bullets 

      Museums of Port Isabel (2010-10-28)
      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 muzzel loaders used by both sides of the U.S.-Mexican War
    • Cannon Ball 

      Museums of Port Isabel (2011-01-03)
      Cannon ball used in the Mexican-American war 1846.
    • Cannon Balls 

      Museums of Port Isabel (2010-10-28)
    • Cannon Balls 

      Museums of Port Isabel (2010-10-28)
    • Cannon Balls and Cannon Shots 

      Museums of Port Isabel (2010-10-28)
    • Cannon Shot 

      Museums of Port Isabel (2011-01-03)
      Cannon Shot
    • Coal from steamboat's boiler 

      Unknown author (2010-10-27)