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Re: History of firearm

Posted by Dick Hosmer on Thursday, 17 March 2011, at 3:07 p.m., in response to Re: History of firearm, posted by Tom Trevor on Thursday, 17 March 2011, at 2:55 p.m.

I must respectfully disagree, most emphatically, about assigning a definitive provenance (as in "it was issued to the 13th NY") to ANY arm, without a DIRECT listing. In fact, there are those who postulate that an arm which was not listed in a particular unit, was almost certainly NOT in that unit, because, if it had been, it WOULD have been listed. Dick the curmudgeon is now climbing off of his soapbox . . . . . .


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