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.50-70 Government

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The.50-70 Government (also called the.50-70 Musket or.50 Government) is a black powder cartridge adopted in 1866 for the Springfield Model 1866 Trapdoor Rifle. [1]

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American Indian Wars

The American Indian Wars (or Indian Wars) is the collective name for the various armed conflicts fought by European governments and colonists, and later the United States government and American settlers, against various American Indian tribes.

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Battle of the Little Bighorn

The Battle of the Little Bighorn, known to the Lakota and other Plains Indians as the Battle of the Greasy Grass and also commonly referred to as Custer's Last Stand, was an armed engagement between combined forces of the Lakota, Northern Cheyenne, and Arapaho tribes and the 7th Cavalry Regiment of the United States Army.

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Buffalo Bill

William Frederick "Buffalo Bill" Cody (February 26, 1846 – January 10, 1917) was an American scout, bison hunter, and showman.

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Cartridge (firearms)

A cartridge is a type of firearm ammunition packaging a projectile (bullet, shots or slug), a propellant substance (usually either smokeless powder or black powder) and an ignition device (primer) within a metallic, paper or plastic case that is precisely made to fit within the barrel chamber of a breechloading gun, for the practical purpose of convenient transportation and handling during shooting.

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Davide Pedersoli

Davide Pedersoli & C. is an Italian firearms manufacturing company based in Gardone, Italy, that was founded in 1957 by Davide Pedersoli.

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Gunpowder, also known as black powder to distinguish it from modern smokeless powder, is the earliest known chemical explosive.

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Kansas Pacific Railway

The Kansas Pacific Railway (KP) was a historic railroad company that operated in the western United States in the late 19th century.

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List of rifle cartridges

List of rifle cartridges, by category, then by name.

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Pounds per square inch

The pound per square inch or, more accurately, pound-force per square inch (symbol: lbf/in2; abbreviation: psi) is a unit of pressure or of stress based on avoirdupois units.

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Remington Rolling Block rifle

The Remington Rolling Block rifle was a breech-loading rifle produced from the mid-1860s into the early 20th century by E. Remington and Sons (later Remington Arms Company).

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Sharps rifle

Sharps rifles (singular Sharpe) are a series of large-bore single-shot rifles, beginning with a design by Christian Sharps in 1848, and ceasing production in 1881.

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Springfield Armory

The Springfield Armory, located in the city of Springfield, Massachusetts, was the primary center for the manufacture of United States military firearms from 1777 until its closing in 1968, it was one of the first companies dedicated to the manufacture of weapons.

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Springfield Model 1863

The Springfield Model 1863 is a.58 caliber rifled musket manufactured by the Springfield Armory between 1863 and 1865.

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Springfield Model 1865

The Springfield Model 1865 was an early breech-loading rifle manufactured by U.S. Armory in Springfield, Massachusetts.

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Springfield Model 1866

The Springfield Model 1866 was the second iteration of the Allin-designed trapdoor breech-loading mechanism.

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Wagon Box Fight

The Wagon Box Fight was an engagement on August 2, 1867, in the vicinity of Fort Phil Kearny, Wyoming, during Red Cloud's War.

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The.45-70 rifle cartridge, also known as.45-70 Government, was developed at the U.S. Army's Springfield Armory for use in the Springfield Model 1873, which is known to collectors as the "trapdoor Springfield".

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13 mm caliber

This article lists firearm cartridges which have a bullet in the caliber range and greater.

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[1] https://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/.50-70_Government

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