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I Have This Old Gun: British Pattern 1851 “Minié” Rifle-Musket – Guns in the News

Though its active official service life was less than a half-dozen years, Britain’s Pattern 1851 “Minié” rifle musket was an important step in the evolution of military longarms. It was the first gun of its type to be general-issue in an important conflict. The gun’s unofficial “Minié” honorific, while technically correct, rather …

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