By Bob Owens
Reid Henrichs of Valor Ridge is one of the more interesting firearms instructors in the United States today, as the former Marine and adjunct history professor is a true “warrior scholar.”
Today, in an effort to point out just how much difference a single rifleman can make, Henrich points us towards a book entitled Jack Hinson’s One Man War.
Jack Hinson was a man who didn’t want war, but when Yankee soldiers committed war crimes, he went on a revenge spree that made him one of the deadliest snipers of the Civil War.
The true story of one man’s reluctant but relentless war against the invaders of his country. A quiet, wealthy plantation owner, Jack Hinson watched the start of the Civil War with disinterest. Opposed to secession and a friend to Union and Confederate commanders alike, he did not want a war. After Union soldiers seized and murdered his sons, placing their decapitated heads on the gateposts of his estate, Hinson could remain indifferent no longer. He commissioned a special rifle for long-range accuracy, he took to the woods, and he set out for revenge. This remarkable biography presents the story …read more
Source:: Bearing Arms