We have added several new titles to our list of suggested books: “The Men Who Lost America: British Leadership, the American Revolution, and the Fate of the Empire” by Andrew O’Shaughnessy “The Minute Men” by John R. Galvin “The Road to Concord: How Four Stolen Cannon Ignited the Revolutionary War” by J.L. Bell “Whirlwind: The American Revolution
In 1779, Kind Louis XVI of France donated the merchant ship Duc de Duras to the newly formed Continental Navy and she was placed under the command of John Paul Jones. She was renamed Bonhomme Richard as an homage to Benjamin Franklin (Ambassador to France and author of “Poor Richard’s Almanac”) and the generosity of
Revere’s Riders was happy to host Guy Relford at our Rifle 223 event at Lost Creek Conservation Club near Terre Haute, IN this past Saturday. Those in central Indiana may know Guy Relford from his weekly radio show, “The Gun Guy Show“, on WIBC 93.1 FM each Saturday from 5:00PM to 7:00PM. Guy is also
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The beginning of a new year is drawing near and many of us take this time to consider making a charitable donation to a worthy organization. Revere’ Riders sincerely hopes that you keep us, as a 501(c)3 non-profit organization, in your plans. Donations to Revere’s Riders go towards supporting our mission of teaching marksmanship skills
The 2nd Annual Marty Brown Rifle Match was held on Range 3 at Camp Atterbury Joint Maneuver Training Center over the weekend of Nov. 3-4, 2018. Fourteen participants brought their rifles in an attempt to win one of two trophies especially constructed for the event. The “High Score” and “Tactifail” trophies were custom made by Revere’s

Veterans Day Sale 2018

Sunday, Nov. 11th, is Veterans Day, a day set aside to honor those who dedicate their lives to protecting our nation. Originally called Armistice Day, it was established on Nov. 11th, 1919 by President Woodrow Wilson with the following proclamation: A year ago today our enemies laid down their arms in accordance with an armistice

Durs Egg Breechloading Musket

Morphy Auctions offered a very interesting British rifle recently: a Durs Egg Ferguson breech loading rifle circa 1776. Only 100 of these rifles were constructed and fewer than two dozen remain today. The rifle being auctioned is serial number 2. The Ferguson breech loading rifle was constructed by four British firearms makers, one of which

AAR: Bad Axe Throwing

A group of Revere’s Riders volunteers and instructors spent a recent Sunday evening at Bad Axe Throwing in Indianapolis, IN. This was the first in what will hopefully be a semi-regular series of casual meetups of Revere’s Riders volunteers/instructors. Many of us only see each other at Revere’s Riders events or at meetings in preparation for
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Originally, this event was to be conducted entirely on a “pop-up” target rifle range at Camp Atterbury (Range 14). We had reserved this range early in the year but approximately 2 weeks before the event, the US Army informed us that we were being bumped off Range 14 to accommodate a unit that was being
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