Preparedness Notes for Sunday — January 1, 2023

This is the birthday of Jacob Snider (January 1, 1811 – August 18, 1866.) He was an American mechanical engineer and inventor. He invented and patented a method of converting existing muzzle-loading rifles into breech-loading rifles, notably the Snider-Enfield.

This is also the birthday of John Cantius Garand (January 1, 1888 – February 16, 1974.) He was born in St. Rémi, Quebec. John Garand designed one of America’s best-known battle rifles, the M1 Garand.

Today’s feature article was written by JWR.