Original Civil War Relic Type 3 Williams Cleaner Bullet Recovered At The Cedar Creek Battlefield. A specialty round of the Civil War, Williams cleaner bullets were to be fired about every 10 rounds and the plate on the back had a washer that would physically scrape the barrel after being fired. The idea was to lessen residue caused by black gun powder in a rifle barrel during heavy use. Recovered at Cedar Creek battlefield in Virginia). This bullet was recovered about 50-60 years ago on what was then private property. A very nice Civil War relic from a very famous historical location. 100% guaranteed to be authentic Gettysburg Museum certified, museum COA provided.