By Henry Edwards Davis,Ben McC. Moïse,Jim Casada
Davis, a gourmand of good wearing firearms, additionally chronicles his own stories with a protracted line of rifles and shotguns, starting together with his first “Old Betsy,” a fourteen-gauge, cap-lock muzzleloader, and later with a number of the most interesting smooth American and British shotguns. He describes besides a number of small-bore rifles, lots of which he assembled himself, bedding the barrels and activities in hand-carved stocks.
Edited through retired lowcountry video game warden Ben McC. Moïse and that includes a foreword via outdoors author Jim Casada, Davis’s memoir is a worthy account of searching lore and old firearms, in addition to a list of evolving cultural attitudes and fiscal stipulations in post-Reconstruction South Carolina and of the practices that gave upward push to trendy usual 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