The Whitworth Rifle was a single-shot muzzle-loaded rifle used in the latter half of
the 19th century. Possessing excellent long range accuracy for its time, the
Whitworth, when used with a scope, w...
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Aug 12, 2014 ... This is something I promissed you long before: a review of the Whitworth rifle with
hexagonal rifling. Thanks to a friend of mine I was able to ...
The Whitworth rifle was, arguably, the first long-range sniper rifle in military
history. This innovative rifle was designed by Sir Joseph Whitworth, a famed
History of the sharpshooter battalions of the army of nothern Virginia in the
American Civil War using recently discovered documents and diaries. ... This
nine and a half pound, single shot, muzzle loading, .577 caliber rifle was as close
to a ...
And the black powder of the Civil War era was not high power. Now imagine
firing a rifle at a distant enemy on a battlefield covered with powder smoke, with ...
Jun 9, 2015 ... The Civil-War-era .451 Whitworth sniper rifle is one extremely accurate shooter.
Watch as amazing groups are shot with this old black powder ...
Dec 8, 2015 ... Ask the average Civil War buff to name a Yankee or Confederate sharpshooter's
rifle and invariably the answer is “the Whitworth.” To be fair ...
Sep 26, 2016 ... Whitworth Rifle - The British hexagonal rifled Whitworth rifle-musket - rejected at
... In the American Civil War (1861-1865), the rifle proved exceedingly ... and
mounted a telescopic sight over the receiver for advanced sniping.
Listing of all guns used by both sides of the American Civil War with history text ...
Thumbnail picture of the Harpers Ferry Model 1819 (Hall Rifle) .... Sniper Rifles.
Feb 9, 2012 ... In 1862, after the outbreak of the Civil War, plantation owner Jack Hinson ... Long
Rifle killed over 100 men throughout the course of the conflict.