The Powder Goes In Front of the Bullet: The Curious Case of the Greene Underhammer

There’s probably a simple reason why the 900 some-odd Green Underhammer bolt action rifles bought by the U.S. Ordnance Department in the late 1850s/early 1860s weren’t very popular: dumb grunts like me couldn’t figure them out. Okay, maybe that’s not entirely fair, but bear with me here. The powder. Goes in front. Of the bullet. […]

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