“Not Much For Fighting”: The Spencer Carbine, At LooseRounds

“Not Much For Fighting”: The Spencer Carbine, At LooseRounds

By Nathaniel F

The Spencer Carbine was one of the first successful repeating rifles ever fielded by the US Army, seeing use in the Civil War. Despite being a very advanced design for the period offering firepower well above what muzzleloading rifled-muskets of the period were capable of, the Spencer has been denigrated in retrospect due to its cartridge, which […]

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