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These pages are dedicated to the memory of
William (Bill) Scott Curtis
(1931-2021)

Research Press manages two facebook groups that may be of interest to readers

Whitworth Rifle enthusiasts

Long Range Target Shooting with the
Black Powder Rifle

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Pattern 1863 Enfield-Whitworth Short Rifle

Pattern 1863 Enfield-Whitworth Short Rifle

'H' and 'C' on the rearsight are for slightly different graduations for use with Hexagonal or Cylindrical bullets.

Photograph courtesy Poulin Antiques & Auctions