I’ve read the book. One that was hard to put down once started. A recommended read for all muzzleloaders.
Thanks guys. I was contemplating ordering one of them and now will. I notice there are two(?) by the same author, Jack Hinson's One-Man War, A Civil War Sniper and Battlefield Sniper: Over 100 Civil War Kills both by Lt. Col Tom McKenney.I have read the book as well. Starts out slow I thought but I am glad I stuck with it. I certainly was sympatric with him.
I believe there are 38 "o"'s on the top barrel flat. Just like notches on a pistol grip for boat or army captains and others.......Thanks for adding the details on the rifle and the maker, I had looked some myself without much success. It might be interesting to try to build a replica of Hinson's rifle.