American Revolutionary War Reenactment

Tom Linskey, of Portland Conn., explains the workings of the muzzle loaded muskets used by American infantrymen during the Revolutionary War. Here he holds a cartridge that would contain a musket ball and black powder.

( Alex Syphers | Special to CTnow.com / October 20, 2012 )

Tom Linskey, of Portland Conn., explains the workings of the muzzle loaded muskets used by American infantrymen during the Revolutionary War. Here he holds a cartridge that would contain a musket ball and black powder.

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