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Whitworth rifle - Wikipedia

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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 ...

Whitworth Rifle - American Civil War Story

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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 British ...

Arms and the men: a sharpshooters weapons - CFS Press

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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 ...

The Sharpshooter and His Weapon - Cleveland Civil War Roundtable

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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 ...

Civil War .451 Whitworth Sniper Rifle in Action [VIDEO] - Wide Open ...

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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 ...

American Rifleman | I Have This Old Gun: Whitworth Rifle

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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 ...

Whitworth Rifle - Percussion Lock Rifled Musket - History, Specs and ...

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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.

Civil War Guns (1861-1865) - Military Weapons

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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.

Jack Hinson: The Civil War Sniper - Guns.com

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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.

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JACK HINSON'S ONE-MAN WAR: A Civil War Sniper. | Marine ...

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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 a more popular sniper rifle the Whitworth or the Sharps ...

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What was more preferred despite differences in the late 1800's? Also, how many Whitworth rifles were imported for use in the American Civil ...

PR0728 Dixie Whitworth Military Target Rifle - Dixie Gun Works ...

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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.