The Whitworth Rifle was a single-shot muzzle-loaded rifle used in the latter half of
the ... 1863, at the Battle of Chickamauga, an unnamed Confederate
sharpshooter ... The typical Confederate rifle...
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
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 ...
After the war, Hinson presented his trusty sniper rifle to GEN Forrest. The reader
will note that the rifle's “chain of possession” is carefully recorded in the ...
What was more preferred despite differences in the late 1800's? Also, how many
Whitworth rifles were imported for use in the American Civil ...
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 ...
Jul 29, 2015 ... Complete list of guns used in the American Civil War. ... Massachusetts produced
a line of high-quality target/sniper rifles during the Civil War.
Apr 3, 2011 ... A deadly record with a long trail of blood-letting by a civilian Confederate-
sympathizing West Tennessee sniper who waged "vengeance kills" ...
The long range Whitworth Rifle, used only by the Confederacy during the Civil
War, was effective as a sniper rifle out to 1,000 yards in the right hands.
Jul 30, 2014 ... 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.