Comment: About the "MUSKETS" comments

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About the "MUSKETS" comments

It is my understanding (if I'm wrong let me know) that the Red Coats were using smooth bore muskets. Many of the rebels were using rifled muskets, giving improved accuracy and more range. Meaning, to me, that the rebels were better armed than the regular troops.
Therefore, from the comments by those in the anti-gun crowd, the people should be better armed than the military!
Which sounds fine to me!