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Always Ready, My Henry Rifle By John Bourgeois
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The story of a young boy from the south side of Chicago in the 1850s who joins the Illinois Seventh Volunteer Infantry at the outbreak of the Civil War with his Henry Rifle.
Always Ready, My Henry Rifle By John Bourgeois
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This is the story of a young man who joins the Army at the onset of the US Civil War. You will travel with him from Chicago, Illinois all the way through the battlefields of the South, ending up with... More > him in the wilderness of Northern Wisconsin, where he finally settles.< Less
With Axe and Rifle By F. E. Mills (Florence Ethel Mills) Young
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Hint: You can preview this book by clicking on "Preview" which is located under the cover of this book. About the author: William Henry Giles Kingston (28 February 1814 – 5 August... More > 1880), often credited as W. H. G. Kingston, was an English writer of boys' adventure novels.William Henry Giles Kingston was born in Harley Street, London on 28 February 1814. He was the eldest son of Lucy Henry Kingston (d.1852) and his wife Frances Sophia Rooke (b.1789), daughter of Sir Giles Rooke, Judge of the Court of Common Pleas. Kingston's paternal grandfather John Kingston (1736-1820) was a Member of Parliament who staunchly supported the Abolition of the Slave Trade, despite having a plantation in Demerara. Excerpt from: https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/William_Henry_Giles_Kingston< Less
The Alyn Hendrix Trilogy: The Unknown Darkness By Henry Nash
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"How was I to know that she had a psycho brother who would try and kill me?" Alyn Hendrix is your average college kid, but when he meets a girl named Vang, his whole life gets turned upside... More > down when Vang's brother, Thanatos, takes a few shots at Alyn, with a sniper rifle. Alyn believes he must save Vang from Thanatos but soon learns that this is more then he realized, a whole lot more< Less
Peso By B.K. Bryans
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The Arizona Ranger Company, modeled after the Texas Rangers, was formed in 1901 and disbanded in 1909. They were a small group of well-armed lawmen, many of them veterans of Theodore... More > Roosevelt’s Rough Riders. Expert trackers and marksmen mounted on good horses, they purged the Arizona Territory of its outlaw element during their short, violent existence. Peso is fiction, but it could be the story of one of them.< Less
Trail Drive By Will Welton
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By the end of the Civil War jobs were a thing of luxury if you had one which paid money. The men returning from the war found their lives disrupted, families starving or dead. Then someone decided to... More > drive cattle north to Kansas City or Sedalia Missouri. There was where the markets were for a country which had a need for beef. This is the story of one man who took an old Osage Indian for his word of “All ways help others and they will help you." Teaming up, with a man he found walking and looking for a job, they put together a herd of longhorns and headed north to market. Over the next years they had formed the WH ranch and in doing so had ended up with nineteen orphans from around the area. At times he did not know if he was in the cattle business or raising children. However along the way everyone on the ranch became a big family and the ranch grew through hardships and good times along the way.< Less
A Cold Day in Hell By Craig Wallace
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“A Cold Day in Hell” is a thrilling mix of history and dramatic license that brings alive the story of Fort Phil Kearny and the horrific “Fetterman Massacre” in 1866 Wyoming.... More > The stage is cleverly set with accounts of clashes between the US Army and Plains Indians from the early 1850’s until a fateful day on December 21, 1866. The brave men, women, and children based at Fort Phil Kearny experienced hardships, and terror that few Americans have lived through before or since. This is their story.< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 2 No 4 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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Vol 2 No 4 (May 1991)Contents:President's Address - Metford letters, Henry Halford / Editorial: new Editor/ The Development of Breechloading Target Rifles in Germany from 1885 to 1935 by Elmar... More > Weigand Bund, Aydt action target rifle, Udo Anschutz, Neumann in Suhl / The 11.43mm Turkish Peabody-Martini model 1871 Infantry Rifle by Bill Harriman, Historical background, seige of Plevna, physical characteristics, cartridges, appraisal / The Metford Letters March 1878 / Book Reviews: Gun Digest (1991) 45th edition, Waffen-SS Uniforms in Colour Photographs by Steven & Amodio< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 2 No 2 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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Vol2 No 2 (1989) Contents: President's Address: deactivation of firearms, Firearms (Amendment) Act 1988, Home Office "Notes for Guidance" / Editorial: Pistol'89, Pattern Room Collection... More > removal / Hammond of Winchester: Isaac Hammond, Edwin & Henry Hammond, 1866 1871 1878 shotgun patents / Images from Royal Smallarms Factory, Enfield / Soper 2: William Soper, 1865 patent for pinfire and centrefire breech-loading mechanism, reprinted article about Soper Rifle / BSA Martini Rifles: catalogue reprints - No.6 No.12 No.13 No.15 / Wasted Millions: article from the Kynoch Journal 1905 for better military procurement< Less
HBSA journal - Vol 1 No 4 By Historical Breechloading Smallarms Association
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V1N04 (1976) / Contents: Editorial - Comment on BBC series on "The Gun" Call for members to promote collecting and shooting / John Warrick and the Soper Rifle; brief biography; discussion... More > of Warrick's entry in the 1867 design competition to replace the Snider Enfield; His many demonstrations of the Soper rifle against Martini-Henry rifle; Warrick-Elliot partnership and contract / Metford Letters - February 1872 to April 1874 / Modern Trends in Developments of Military Small Arms Ammunition by Captain J. P. Munnery Royal Corps of Signals; discussion of 7.62 x 51 and contemporary cartridges from around the world; Flechettes; Encapsulated Hi-Lo Cartridges; Caseless Cartridges; Multiple Projectiles; Squeeze Bore; Cartridge Materials; Conclusion< Less