June 1927

An Expert Rifleman of Other Days

Volume 12, Issue 2

Joseph C Fegan

THE Marine Corps is justly proud of the records made by members of the Corps on the target ranges at home and abroad, and it may be of interest to these experts of to-day to read an account of an expert rifleman of other days.

Mr. David Hilger, State Librarian of Montana, knew that part of the country in the early days when Indians and buffaloes roamed the vast stretches of prairie and he found the account of the technique of buffalo shooting quoted below in a book written by John Palliser in 1853.

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