About the Author Amy Hatfield

Digital Editor for Whitetail Journal, Grand View Outdoors

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The Kentucky Rifle: An Independence Day Hero

“An unknown smith, in a shop long since silent, fashioned a rifle which changed the whole course of world history; made possible the settlement of a continent; and ultimately freed our country of foreign domination.” — Captain John G. W. Dillin, “The Kentucky Rifle.”