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British rifle man

the journals and correspondence of Major George Simmons, Rifle brigade, during the Peninsular war and the campaign of Waterloo.

by George Simmons

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Published by A. & C. Black in London .
Written in English


Edition Notes

StatementEdited with introduction by Lieutenant-Colonel Willoughby Verner.
ContributionsVerner, William Willoughby Cole.
The Physical Object
Paginationxxvii, 386 p.
Number of Pages386
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL23283086M
OCLC/WorldCa1910613

The Rifle is the story of a flintlock rifle that is made just prior to the Revolutionary War in Pennsylvania. Through a remarkable series of circumstances, the Rifle makes its way to , where it figures in a tragic accident. A man named Cornish McManus establishes his own gunsmith shop in Add to Favorites Free Registration Tutorial Videos Contest New Today New This Week Articles Gun Appraisals Affiliate Programs Free Targets FAQ's - Contact US Gun Links Click here to tell a friend about us. Serial # 5xxx, circa 's. An excellent classic British single shot rifle, x 3 1/4" D cal. The " barrel with full length raised.

  "The Rifle" is a book about a hand-built, sweet rifle made by McManus and sold to a man named Bynam. Bynam was an excellent marksman and joined the Continental Army with the rifle. The gun was unbelievably accurate and Bynam took out multiple redcoats at yards. This was unheard of at the time. Later, he died from dysentery after drinking /5.   Uncharted Supply Co founder, Christian Schauf, heads in to the mountains of British Columbia to test himself as well as the gear his company makes. He returns 2 weeks later with a record book bull.

J - LOT OF 2 BRITISH PISTOL BOOKS- CHEAP 1- BRITISH PISTOLS AND GUNS by Ian Glendenning. pages 10” x ” hardcover. reprint of edition. Handsome photos and drawings of details on high quality British pistols, with amplifying text by a recognized expert. A real American rifle man Summary Print shows a British version of an American rifleman, full-length portrait, standing, facing left, wearing military uniform, holding rifle in left hand. Created / Published [].


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The Brunswick rifle was a calibre muzzle-loading percussion rifle manufactured for the British Army at the Royal Small Arms Factory at Enfield in the early 19th century. The weapon was introduced to replace the Baker rifle and weighed from over 9 and 10 pounds ( and kg) without its bayonet attached, depending on the pattern.

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Equipped with new weapons, and bearing lessons well learned from the French, the Rifle Brigade changed the face of British soldiering for ever. David Ramsbotham on Rifles by Mark Urban, a history Author: David Ramsbotham. A British Rifle Man: The Journals And Correspondence Of Major George Simmons, Rifle Brigade, During The Peninsular War And The Campaign Of Waterloo [Simmons, George] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers.

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The edition of A British Rifle Man by Major George Simmons is a vivd and fascinating account of the life of an officer in the Rifle Brigade during the Peninsular War. Beautifully produced, with a highly decorative gilt illustrated cover, it is a very interesting book in its own right.

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A British Rifle Man | Originally published inthese writings by George Simmons ( ) complement the work of other officers who served in the famous 95th Rifles between and Extremely descriptive and informative, the book covers all of the major battles and sieges of the Peninsular War and Waterloo Campaign in which Simmons' regiment was engaged during.

The Rifle Brigade (The Prince Consort's Own) was an infantry rifle regiment of the British Army formed in January as the "Experimental Corps of Riflemen" to provide sharpshooters, scouts, and were soon renamed the "Rifle Corps". In Januarythey became an established regular regiment and were titled the 95th Regiment of Foot (Rifles).Branch: British Army.

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[George Simmons; William Willoughby Cole Verner]. British EM-2 The EM-2 was the result of a British research and development program looking for a replacement for the venerable Lee Enfield rifle after WWII. As with just about every other country on the planet, they were largely influenced by the German Sturmgewehr, and the program was built around the Enfield cartridge.

Jim Corbett () was a colonel in the British Indian Army who had often been tasked with hunting down man-eating tigers. Between andCorbett hunted down 33 man-eaters. One of the rifles he used during these hunts for man-eaters can be seen at this year’s Safari Club International convention.

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