TIL that Confederate soldier Willis Meadows survived a shot to the eye at the battle of Vicksburg. 58 years later, he randomly almost choked to death in his own home until he coughed up a 1 ounce bullet. It was the same one that lodged into his head years earlier.

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  1. Any doctors here able to say if this is possible. Sounds like BS to me. The bullet would have to make its way out of his skull down through the lining of his throat.

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