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The Guns of 1864

It’s worth remembering, inĀ this sesquicentennial year of the war, that in 1864, as the May issue of theĀ American Rifleman magazine puts it “more and more repeating rifles—[seven-shot] Spencers and ‘sixteen shooter’ Henrys—made their way into Union units. “The South was … Continue reading

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