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The longrifles of western Pennsylvania : Allegheny and Westmoreland counties

Author: Richard F Rosenberger; Charles Kaufmann
Publisher: Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1993.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Presents a brief history of the long-rifle, an introduction to its manufacture and use in Western Pennsylvania in the 18th and 19th centuries, biographies of all major gunmakers, and detailed  Read more...

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Genre/Form: History
Additional Physical Format: Online version:
Rosenberger, Richard F.
Longrifles of western Pennsylvania.
Pittsburgh : University of Pittsburgh Press, ©1993
(OCoLC)671596300
Material Type: Biography
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Richard F Rosenberger; Charles Kaufmann
ISBN: 0822937271 9780822937272
OCLC Number: 25675509
Description: xxxiv, 139 pages : illustrations (some color), maps ; 24 x 29 cm
Contents: Preface --
Introduction --
Evolution of the American longrifle --
History of gunmaking in early western Pennsylvania --
Characteristics of western Pennsylvania rifles --
Gunsmiths in Allegheny County: The Butler family; The Ferree family; Henry Wolf; George Sutton; Thomas Allison; Samuel McCosh; David Pollock and Peter Stilley; Andrew S. Joy; John Fleeger; Charles Cheney; W. Cooper; Abias Butler Smith; Elisha Pancost; William and Joseph Craig; Enterprise Gun Works; Great Western Gun Works (J.H. Johnston); Whitesmiths --
Gunsmiths in Westmoreland County: David Morton; John Sherry, Sr.; Solomon and Benjamin Kempf; George Kettering; Jacob Silvis; Samuel Zimmerman; Jacob Earnest; William Blain; Unsigned rifles --
List of western Pennsylvania gunsmiths --
List of Pittsburgh gunsmiths and hardware dealers.
Responsibility: Richard F. Rosenberger and Charles Kaufmann ; photographs by Bill Owen.

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