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A Southern sportsman : the hunting memoirs of Henry Edwards Davis

Author: Henry E Davis; Ben McC Moïse
Publisher: Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©2010.
Edition/Format:   Print book : Biography : State or province government publication : EnglishView all editions and formats
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Henry Edwards Davis (1879-1966) began his hunting adventures as a boy riding in the saddle with his father on foxhunts and deer drives in the company of Confederate cavalry veterans. This memoir  Read more...

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Davis, Henry E. (Henry Edwards), 1879-1966.
Southern sportsman.
Columbia, S.C. : University of South Carolina Press, ©2010
(OCoLC)761996376
Named Person: Henry Edwards Davis
Material Type: Biography, Government publication, State or province government publication
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Henry E Davis; Ben McC Moïse
ISBN: 9781570038631 1570038635
OCLC Number: 326490824
Notes: "Published in cooperation with the South Caroliniana Library with the assistance of the Caroline McKissick Dial Publication Fund."
Includes index.
Description: xx, 403 pages : illustrations, maps ; 24 cm
Contents: Foreword / Jim Casada --
Preface / Henry E. Davis --
Editor's Note / Ben McC. Moise --
1. My Native Heath --
2. The Cap-Lock Muzzle-Loading Shotgun --
3. The Rifles of My Youth --
4. Guns of My Mature Years --
5. Proficiency with a Rifle --
6. Hunting Doves --
7. Partridge Hunting --
8. Deer Hunting in Williamsburg County, South Carolina --
9. Deer Hunting in Florence County, South Carolina --
10. Hunting Wild Turkeys with a Shotgun --
11. Hunting Wild Turkeys with a Rifle --
12. Duck Hunting --
13. Squirrel Hunting --
14. Wildcat Hunting --
15. Crow Shooting --
16. Hawk Shooting --
17. Hunting the Hooters --
18. Foxhunting --
About the Author and the Editor.
Responsibility: edited by Ben McC. Moïse ; foreword by Jim Casada.

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"If you've spent any time in the turkey woods, Davis's hunting memoirs should be required reading. His tales and descriptions of hunting, calling, and dogging are not only entertaining but provide a Read more...

 
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