I used patched round balls for my single shot pistols and rifle, moistened with olive oil. If i'm shooting pyrodex, I use homemade felt wads moistened with olive oil, and if i'm shooting homemade b.p., I just put as much b.p. as I can get into the cylinders and ram a ball. No wad for that.
"I'm your huckleberry, it's just my game"