Tuesday, November 22, 1633
Two days later, Fuchs Company found itself on cartridge rolling detail. Some of the men hated cartridge detail because it was tedious. Wrap a sixth-sheet of rag paper around a wooden dowel, glue the edge, fill it with sixty grains of gunpowder, fold the end over, and glue it down. Repeat one hundred sixteen times per pound of gunpowder. And it took twenty-six pounds of gunpowder to fill each man's cartridge box with . . .
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- The Grantville Gazette Staff