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Re: ,50-70`s on the battlefield....

Posted by Stephen B. McCartney on Monday, 10 February 2014, at 4:30 p.m., in response to Re: ,50-70`s on the battlefield...., posted by Paul Eshleman on Monday, 10 February 2014, at 4:14 p.m.

First Sergeant John Ryan recalled that Captain French had a .50-70 and that, as the rifle had a cleaning rod, he and the captain used the rod to push out stuck cases from carbines. This, of course, at the Reno-Benteen defense perimeter.


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