By Henry Edwards Davis,Ben McC. Moïse,Jim Casada
Davis, a gourmand of excellent carrying firearms, additionally chronicles his own studies with an extended line of rifles and shotguns, starting together with his first “Old Betsy,” a fourteen-gauge, cap-lock muzzleloader, and later with a few of the best smooth American and British shotguns. He describes to boot a bunch of small-bore rifles, a lot of which he assembled himself, bedding the barrels and activities in hand-carved stocks.
Edited by way of retired lowcountry video game warden Ben McC. Moïse and that includes a foreword via open air author Jim Casada, Davis’s memoir is a necessary account of looking lore and ancient 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 common 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