The alchemists of the internet and secret blackpowder societies have concocted weird and esoteric solutions to cleaning their historic black powder guns. Many of these methods work very well...if you're at home, comfortable, and in your controlled & clean workspace.
The armies of the US Civil War, whether or Union or Confederate, more often had to deal with and maintain their equipment in austere conditions. In this video I demonstrate the proper field method for cleaning a rifled-musket.
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