In part one of Keep
Your Powder Dry we briefly explored the artistic aspects of powder horns
and how they portrayed the Fort Hunter area in the colonial era. A small disclaimer at the bottom of that
article mentions that horns were used to store bulk powder. This article will take a quick look at that
concept of bulk powder as it translates to ammunition cartridges and use.
|Image sourced: NPA.gov|
|Image sourced: NWTA.com|