Publisher Description

Forty years ago our troops were armed with a smooth-bore musket, and a small force known as the "Rifle Brigade" was the exception to this rule. The military rifle carried a spherical bullet, and, like all others of the period, it necessitated the use of a mallet to strike the ball, which, being a size larger than the bore, required the blow to force it into the rifling of the barrel in order to catch the grooves.

GENRE
History
RELEASED
1893
January 1
LANGUAGE
EN
English
LENGTH
437
Pages
PUBLISHER
Public Domain
SIZE
255
KB

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