"North Carolina Schools
of Longrifles 1765-1865"

The intent and purpose of this book is to compare some known North Carolina surviving longrifles and see their relationship to each other and to identify "grouping" with similar decorative features and elements. From this study the author identifies nine major schools of North Carolina longrifles. Each school is identified below with a page from the book. Click on the image to view larger.

North Carolina Longrifles - Bear Creek
1. Bear Creek
North Carolina Longrifles - Deep River
2. Deep River
North Carolina Longrifles - Jamestown
3. Jamestown
North Carolina Longrifles - Salem
4. Salem
North Carolina Longrifles - Davidson
5. Davidson
North Carolina Longrifles - Rowan
6. Rowan
North Carolina Longrifles - Mecklenburg
7. Mecklenburg
North Carolina Longrifles - Catawba Valley
8.Catawba Valley
North Carolina Longrifles - Appalachian
9. Appalachian

 


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