THE SPENCER CARBINE & THE BATTLE OF BEECHER’S ISLAND

When the Civil war ended, the breech loading Spencer repeating carbine benefited from  a wave of popularity. Gen. James Harrison Wilson had high praise for the firearm. “the Spencer carbine is undoubtedly the best firearm ever put into the hands of the soldier” he wrote in a document that would end up becoming part of … Continue reading THE SPENCER CARBINE & THE BATTLE OF BEECHER’S ISLAND