Kentucky Long Rifle ~ Few guns get the patriotic juices flowing better than the Kentucky Long Rifle, which was used widely by militiamen in the Revolutionary War. The rifles had exceptionally long barrels, which increased muzzle velocity and accuracy.
You have probably heard of the Kentucky Long Rifle. But there are those who argue that it should really be called the "Pennsylvania Long Rifle." The long rifle was developed by immigrant German gunsmiths in Lancaster County in the early
It was the Pennsylvania Long Rifle, coupled with the backwoods skills of the frontier hunters and Indian fighters who fired them, made it feasible for the Patriots to adopt the deadly stalk and hide strategy of the sniper.