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Re: [Civil War] What was US "Long Range Rifle," ac

The Model 1855 Springfield was the standard rifle of the period and its sights were graduated to 500 yards. Some of the very early brass mounted ones had a detachable cross hair front sight that was stored in the stock (Reily).

Unfortunately, my copy of Reily is at work so I can't look up more for you. The rifle punch intrigues me as I don't think the 1855 had a (paper patch) punch.

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[Civil War] What was US "Long Range Rifle," accout., ca. 1858
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