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  •  1790 militia's had muskets, not pistols (0+ / 0-)

    pistols wouldn't be effective.  Their range was 30-40 yards, and it took a minute to re-load a pistol.  Knives were more effective than pistols.

    80 % of Success is Just Showing Up !

    by Churchill on Wed Dec 19, 2012 at 10:47:34 AM PST

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