Indiana designates Grouseland Rifle as State Gun in 2012

2012

Indiana designates Grouseland Rifle as State Gun

  • Tuesday, March 6, 2012 – Representatives voted 78-2
    – approved 48-2 by the Indiana Senate
  • one of six remaining long rifles made by Hoosier gunsmith John Small
    – between 1803 and 1812

John Small

  • first sheriff in what was to become the state of Indiana
  • adjutant general of the territorial militia
  • Revolutionary War veteran
  • gunsmith
  • 1785 moved to Vincennes

 

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Indiana designates Grouseland Rifle as State Gun in 2012

2012

Indiana designates Grouseland Rifle as State Gun

  • Tuesday, March 6, 2012 – Representatives voted 78-2
    – approved 48-2 by the Indiana Senate
  • one of six remaining long rifles made by Hoosier gunsmith John Small
    – between 1803 and 1812

John Small

  • first sheriff in what was to become the state of Indiana
  • adjutant general of the territorial militia
  • Revolutionary War veteran
  • gunsmith
  • 1785 moved to Vincennes

 

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Indiana designates Grouseland Rifle as State Gun in 2012

2012

Indiana designates Grouseland Rifle as State Gun

  • Tuesday, March 6, 2012 – Representatives voted 78-2
    – approved 48-2 by the Indiana Senate
  • one of six remaining long rifles made by Hoosier gunsmith John Small
    – between 1803 and 1812

John Small

  • first sheriff in what was to become the state of Indiana
  • adjutant general of the territorial militia
  • Revolutionary War veteran
  • gunsmith
  • 1785 moved to Vincennes

 

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