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Why was the Henry rifle not universally adopted in the US Army during the Civil War?

This is the last part of the Henry rifle series searching answers for why the 1860 Henry rifle was not universally adopted in the Civil War. Some of these questions are already answered in the previous chapters of course. The second task of this film is to tell a few words about how to properly handle the Henry rifle. Enjoy!

Part I.: The .44 Henry cartridge: />Part II.: The Henry in the Civil War: />Part III.: Hunting with the Henry rifle />Part IV: Why the Henry was not universally adopted during the Civil War?

1:23 The drill
2:04 The metallic cartridge
7:05 Costs
11:53 Quality
16:45 Inconvenient cavalry use

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