Shootings

 

Gun Advocacy

 

National Rifle Association - NRA : Founder : Col. William Conant Church

 

 

 

 

 

National Rifle Association : A Brief History of the NRA

Dismayed by the lack of marksmanship shown by their troops, Union veterans Col. William C. Church and Gen. George Wingate formed the National Rifle Association in 1871.

 

 

 

Wikipedia : William Conant Church

William Conant Church ( August 11, 1836 – May 23, 1917 )

 

was an American journalist and soldier.

 

He was the co-founder and second president of the National Rifle Association.