Springfield (sniper) Rifle with a Scope - An American clip-loaded, bolt-action service rifle used primarily during the first half of the century. After Korean War, some numbers of them remained in USMC sniper use as late as the Vi
Guns of the (Confederate) Grunt: 1863 : At 9.5-pounds and 55-inches long it was no lightweight gun, but is was reliablypercussion-fired, and very accurate due to its rifled barrel. Firing a .577-caliber ball or bullet from a 29-inch long .58-caliber barrel, it could make aimed shots out to 500-yards in the hands of a skilled marksman. The barrel was held to the wooden stock by three metal bands, which has led to the rifle being referred to as the ’3-band Enfield’.