Spencer Repeating Rifle By: Rocco Probst

The Spencer repeating rifle was a manually operated lever-action, seven shot repeating rifle produced in the United States by three manufacturers between 1860 and 1869. Designed by Christopher Spencer
The union had purchased over 100,000 of this gun
The Spencer Repeating Rifle was the cause of the most deaths in history, totaling over 100,000 deaths.

One of the advantages of the Spencer was that its ammunition was waterproof and hardy, and could stand the constant banging around when on large marches.

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