Enfield Rifle (Snider's Method). Further reports of the Ordnance Select Committee on Mr Snider's method of converting the Enfield rifle into a breech-loader

Object Title

Enfield Rifle (Snider's Method). Further reports of the Ordnance Select Committee on Mr Snider's method of converting the Enfield rifle into a breech-loader

Enfield Rifle (Snider's Method). Further reports of the Ordnance Select Committee on Mr Snider's method of converting the Enfield rifle into a breech-loader

Date

23 July 1866

Reference

WAR 3/5/4

Level

Item

Scope and Content

Bound under the title: Return of the number of Breech Loading Infantry Rifles produced since the adoptio of the Snider Breech Loading Principle with:

1) Enfield Rifles. Report of the Ordnance Select Committee on the Trials at Woolwich of Enfield Rifles converted to Breech-Loaders; and

2) Army (Sneider Breech Loading System). Copy of any reports made by the Inspector General of Musketry relative to the shooting of the Enfield Musket, altered to the Sneider Breech Loading System.

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Open access

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Crown Copyright