In that case he had still nine rounds of ball ammunition, and, if he wished to run amuck, held as many lives in his hand.
Three parties, of three men in each party, were selected, and armed with the old muzzle-loading muskets and ball ammunition.
Combat practice with ball ammunition against disappearing targets, and at estimated ranges, gets excellent results.
There was a complete reserve of ball ammunition of the kinds approved for use in the earlier part of 1899, viz.: Mark II.
It has saved the nation the cost of a trial and a dozen rounds of ball ammunition.
Old scores were to be paid off, old grudges wiped out with our first issue of ball ammunition.
The bolts clicked open with the sound of one as we loaded our rifles with ball ammunition.