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...
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
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Nov 30, 2016 ... Whitworth sniper rifle, on display at the Tennessee State Museum in ... When the
American Civil War broke out in 1861, military firearms were ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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" ...
Listing of all guns used by both sides of the American Civil War with history text,
... Thumbnail picture of the Dickson Nelson & Co Rifle ... Type: Sniper Rifle.
What was more preferred despite differences in the late 1800's? Also, how many
Whitworth rifles were imported for use in the American Civil ...