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              Patten's Artillery Drill ....For reference and living history use only. This procedure is not safe for firing artillery at reenactments.  

Caution- The use of Patten's Artillery Drill and procedure is dangerous and should not be used at reenactments for firing artillery.

Safeguards must be add to modify all original period drills and procedures before they can be used to safely reenact

Civil War battles with muzzle loading artillery.


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 US 1860/61/63/64  Artillery Drill Manuals  Note: These drills and procedures are not safe for Civil War reenacting, without modification.

  For research and living history reference use only. Not to be used for loading and firing muzzle loading artillery!