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Everett and Lee were my uncles by marriage and were brothers-in-law, each having
married one of my mother's sisters. My grandparents' house (Martin and Missouri
Wininger) is in the background.
I remember this gun. My closest cousin and I
ran across it in an upstairs closet during one of our frequent snooping
excursions. I was probably 7 or 8 at the time, and I remember that it was so
heavy that I couldn't lift it. I remember a hexagonal barrel with very thick
sidewalls, and a very small bore. It may have pre-dated the Civil War.
wonder if they were really firing the thing, or just playing around. It was lost
in a fire sometime in the 1960's.
My grandparents home was on the
Hillham-Cuzco road, and is no longer standing. Charlie
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