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Whitworth rifle

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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...

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 ...

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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 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 Rifles For Sale - Guns International

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Browse all new and used Civil War Rifles for sale and buy with confidence from Guns International.

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 ...

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.

The Whitworth Rifle: Fit for a queens and Confederates (VIDEO ...

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Sep 9, 2013 ... The Whitworth rifle was a dedicated sniper rifle of the 1800s and served with the Confederates in the Civil war. It fired a hexagonal bullet out to ...

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 ...

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.

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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 ...

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 ...

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 ...