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Meet “Mister Rifleman”

Meet “Mister Rifleman”

Photo credit: Michael Ives

He was such an expert marksman that the title of his autobiography—which was completed after his death in 1961—was Mister Rifleman. This Army colonel also served as editor of Hunting Big Game magazine and contributing editor to publications including American Rifleman, Guns & Ammo, Amateur Gunsmithing, Sports Afield, Field & Stream, and Outdoor Life.

Who was this legendary sharpshooter? Click here for the answer, and to learn the fascinating story behind the hunting rifle shown above. It’s another classic firearm from the annals of the NRA National Firearms Museum.