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It was taken to the home of Oliver Wolcott,in Connecticut a signer of the Declaration of Independence and General in the colonial armieswhere two of his children are attributed with making 10,000 musket balls from the lead in the statue.

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Men under the Command of Captain Oliver Brown.

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Q: Who melted the statue of King George and made the bullets?
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