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Manual for Rifle Practice 1878, 6th ed. Remington, Sharps, Peabody, Springfield

George W. Wingate

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Manual for Rifle Practice 1878, 6th ed. Remington, Sharps, Peabody, Springfield

343 pages, about 11" x 8", glossy soft-cover in full color. New re-print restored and digitally enhanced from a nice original. Printed on high quality 20# 97 bright acid free paper. Fully Illustrated.

Manual for Rifle Practice- Including suggestions for Practice at Long Range and for the Formation and Management of Rifle Associations.

Contents - Index:

  • Pages: 343
  • Manual for Rifle Practice 1878, 6th ed. Remington, Sharps, Peabody, Springfield
  • General George Wingate Sixth Revised
  • Basic Drill and Practice
  • Calvary Practice
  • Candle Practice
  • Care of the Rifle
  • Classification of Merit
  • Cleaning
  • Drift
  • Duties of Officers
  • Firing at a Moving Object
  • Forming a Company
  • Grooving in the Barrel
  • Handling Rifles
  • How to Fire a Rifle
  • Inspection of Rifle
  • Inspectors
  • Judging Distance and Drills
  • Light and Atmosphere
  • Long Range Sights
  • National Guard Practice
  • National Rifle Association Governed Matches
  • Position and Aiming Drill
  • Positions Firing and Standing
  • Recruits and Trained Soldiers
  • Regiment and Commanders
  • Remington Rifle Operations, Disassembly
  • Remington Rifles
  • Replacing Hammer and Breech
  • Sharps Pieces and Taking Aparts
  • Sights
  • Skirmishing
  • Springfield and Peabody Rifles Parts and Disassembley
  • Take the Rifle Apart
  • Target Practice
  • Trajectories
  • Volley Firing