Having played a few games of Black Powder and in my view the emphasis is definitely on the fun/game aspect and it produces a result reasonably quickly. It has nice touches but history certainly comes second.
I decided that using dice by the units to track casualties was not very appealing. Therefore I created a number of more appropriate real casualty counters that allow me to track up to three casualties with one counter depending on how it is positioned
Luckily there were a lot of surplus artillerymen from the two Zvezda GNW artillery sets and some could be cut flat enough to be used as casualties.