About Authentic Cartridges

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


Live Fire Muzzleloader Shooting

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

Reenacting & Living History

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

Shooting the P1853 Enfield

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


Authentic Paper Cartridges

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

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