Daily Archives: December 30, 2011

German Flintlock Jaeger Rifle

This is an early rifle dating to the mid 18th century. Even though it is a German Hunting rifle, this style of weapon was common among soldiers, foreign and domestic,  during the French and Indian and Revolutionary Wars. Another notable … Continue reading

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James Shaw – 1755 – Turtle Crik

  James Shaw – 1755 – Turtle Crik A nice map horn of the Pennsylvania area right up to Montreal Canada. It shows the Great Meadow, and a bridge near Fort Duquesne. Carved there is, “Genl Braddock and his troops … Continue reading

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