Ed McGivern, “Jelly” Bryce, Annie Oakley and “Wild Bill” Hickok are legendary names in the world of marksmen. But what about other great shooters who aren’t household names? “The names of Adam Bogardus, Doc Carver and Ira Paine are all but unknown today, even among well-informed sports writers,” author James B. Trefethen declared in American Heritage. “[B]ut there was a time when their names were family bywords and when royalty applauded their exploits.” Below are shooters who are forgotten today but who were legends in their time. Read on to see why.
This is a companion discussion topic for the original entry at https://www.usconcealedcarry.com/blog/a-look-back-great-shooters-in-history/