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The Historic Henry Rifle by Sword


The Historic Henry Rifle: Oliver Winchester’s Famous Civil War Repeater by Wiley Sword

Tested and proved during the Civil War, the Henry Rifle became the forerunner of the famous line of Winchester Repeating Rifles that “Won the West.” As a key technological innovation firing modern metallic cartridges, the Henry Rifle helped dramatically change the nature of combat. Here is the fascinating story from the frustrations of early sales efforts aimed at the government to the inspired purchase of the Henry Rifle by veteran soldiers who wanted the best weapon — no matter how high the cost.


  • Softcover
  • 7″ x 10″
  • 104 pages
  • 46 photos


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