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1874 Creedmoor Rifle Match with graphics...

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September 28, 1874

THE NEW YORK HERALD, September 28, 1874

* 1st Creedmoor rifle match, Long Island
* Target results - illustrations

This issue has excellent coverage of the 1st international rifle competition at Creedmoor Rifle Range in Long Island, with page 3 containing several target illustrations. One column headings include: "THE GREAT RIFLE MATCH" "Ireland and America Struggle for the Championship" "America's Victory" and more. (see) Lengthy text here.
Complete in 12 pages, small hole near the top of the first leaf (pages 1 & 2), otherwise very nice.

Category: Post-Civil War