Type 1 Williams Cleaner

American Civil War

Battle of Fredericksburg, VA

Confederate Victory


December 11th - 15th, 1862


Fired by Union Troops every 10th round as a way to clean the interior of the barrel from black powder residue built up during battle. 

This important piece of history was rescued from development by metal detectorist on private property. 


American Civil War

Apr 12, 1861 – May 9, 1865

The American Civil War was a civil war in the United States from 1861 to 1865, fought between northern states loyal to the Union and southern states that had seceded to form the Confederate States of America.

Type 1 Williams Cleaner

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