Live Fire Muzzleloader Shooting

Bullets and cartridges correctly made to historic specifications for Civil War-period long arms

Recreating quality historically-accurate ammunition for the discerning Living Historian or  black powder muzzleloader Shooter, since 2008! 

B. Gibbons & C. Beresovoy, Proprietors

About Authentic Cartridges

The history, development, and period methods of construction of military paper cartridges 1842-1865.

Reenacting & Living History

Authentic cartridges accurately resembling period rounds, with bullets simulated by tissue paper

Update October 23, 2016​: We are currently sold out of everything, but are working on new batches to replenish our stock. These are all hand-made products and we both have "real" jobs in addition to making cartridges, so we are working on producing more as time permits. Thanks for your patience! 

Authentic Paper Cartridges

Shooting the P1853 Enfield

A few observations about making and shooting historically-accurate cartridges in the P1853 Enfield.