By Henry Edwards Davis,Ben McC. Moïse,Jim Casada
Davis, a gourmand of excellent wearing firearms, additionally chronicles his own stories with a protracted line of rifles and shotguns, starting along with his first “Old Betsy,” a fourteen-gauge, cap-lock muzzleloader, and later with many of the best smooth American and British shotguns. He describes to boot a number of small-bore rifles, a lot of which he assembled himself, bedding the barrels and activities in hand-carved stocks.
Edited by means of retired lowcountry online game warden Ben McC. Moïse and that includes a foreword through outside author Jim Casada, Davis’s memoir is a precious account of looking lore and old firearms, in addition to a list of evolving cultural attitudes and financial stipulations in post-Reconstruction South Carolina and of the practices that gave upward push to fashionable average conservation efforts.
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A Southern Sportsman: The Hunting Memoirs of Henry Edwards Davis by Henry Edwards Davis,Ben McC. Moïse,Jim Casada