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John 3:17 - For God sent not his son into the world to condemn the world, but that the world through him might be saved.


HOURS: Monday – Friday 9:00am – 5:00pm (Eastern Standard Time)
PHONE: 704-774-1102
FAX: 704-469-5775
EMAIL: sales@classicfirearms.com


Email Address for emailing licenses (FFL, C&R, or drivers license) information:
NOTE: This is a no-reply email address and should only be used for emailing licenses.


Mailing Address:
PO Box 125
Indian Trail, NC 28079


Local Pick-up:
We are a mail order business and do not allow walk-in traffic as we do not have the facilities for retail business, ie no displays, no cash registers, etc.  However, we realize many local folks would like to avoid shipping charges and thus we set up a relationship with a local retail dealer to handle all of our local transfers for a fee of only $25.00. 
They are Take Aim Training and they have a New Location at 103B McCauley St. Monroe N.C. 28112.

Take Aim Training – Stony Rushing
103B McCauley St.
Monroe NC 28112

To arrange a Local Pick Up Through Take Aim Training E-Mail Stony Rushing at takeaimtraining@aol.com

Orders going to Take Aim Training for pick up must be called in to be handled properly.
If you would like to place an order for local pickup, please call us at 704-774-1102 to place your order.



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Joke of the Day
Trucker Driver and Cop

A truck driver was driving along on the freeway. A sign comes up that reads "Low bridge ahead!" Before he knows it, the bridge is right ahead of him and he gets stuck under the bridge. Cars are backed up for miles. 
Finally, a police car comes up. The cop gets out of his car and walks around to the truck driver, puts his hands on his hips and says, "Got stuck, huh?" 
The truck driver says, "No, I was delivering this bridge and ran out of gas."

Today in History
1781 Cornwallis surrenders at Yorktown

On this day in 1781, British General Charles Cornwallis formally surrenders 8,000 British soldiers and seamen to a French and American force at Yorktown, Virginia, bringing the American Revolution to a close.

Washington instructed the Marquis de Lafayette, who was in Virginia with an American army of around 5,000 men, to block Cornwallis’ escape from Yorktown by land. In the meantime, Washington’s 2,500 troops in New York were joined by a French army of 4,000 men under the Count de Rochambeau. Washington and Rochambeau made plans to attack Cornwallis with the assistance of a large French fleet under the Count de Grasse, and on August 21 they crossed the Hudson River to march south to Yorktown. Covering 200 miles in 15 days, the allied force reached the head of Chesapeake Bay in early September.

Meanwhile, a British fleet under Admiral Thomas Graves failed to break French naval superiority at the Battle of Virginia Capes on September 5, denying Cornwallis his expected reinforcements. Beginning September 14, de Grasse transported Washington and de Rochambeau’s men down the Chesapeake to Virginia, where they joined Lafayette and completed the encirclement of Yorktown on September 28. De Grasse landed another 3,000 French troops carried by his fleet. During the first two weeks of October, the 14,000 Franco-American troops gradually overcame the fortified British positions with the aid of de Grasse’s warships. A large British fleet carrying 7,000 men set out to rescue Cornwallis, but it was too late.

On October 19, General Cornwallis surrendered 7,087 officers and men, 900 seamen, 144 cannons, 15 galleys, a frigate and 30 transport ships. Pleading illness, he did not attend the surrender ceremony, but his second-in-command, General Charles O’Hara, carried Cornwallis’ sword to the American and French commanders. As the British and Hessian troops marched out to surrender, the British band played the song “The World Turned Upside Down.”

Although the war persisted on the high seas and in other theaters, the Patriot victory at Yorktown effectively ended fighting in the American colonies. Peace negotiations began in 1782, and on September 3, 1783, the Treaty of Pariswas signed, formally recognizing the United States as a free and independent nation after eight years of war.

Verse of the Week
How great you are, O Sovereign Lord! There is no one like you, and there is no God but you, as we have heard with our own ears. —2 Samuel 7:22

"I am Yahweh, who saved you out of Egypt. You must never have any other god, but me!" The Lord God Almighty at the beginning of the Ten Commandments reminded us of this central, seminal, and consummate truth. What else is there to say?

Born on this Day
October 19th


  • Otto Steffers, born in Louisville, Kentucky, field hockey defender 1996 Olympics


  • Evander Holyfield, Atmore Ala, boxer, Olympic-bronze-1988, champ, 1990 - 1992


  • Wilbert Hart, U.S. singer, Four Gents, Delfonics-Didn't I


  • George McCrae, U.S. singer, Lead Me On, Rock Your Baby


  • Dave Guard, born in San Francisco, California, singer, songwriter, recording artist, guitar and banjo player, founding member of The Kingston Trio


  • Jack Anderson, born in Long Beach, California, journalist, Washington Post


  • Arleigh Burke, born in Boulder, Colorado, admiral, U.S. Navy, Chief of Naval Operations during President Eisenhower administration, served admirably in World War II and the Korean War


  • Bertha Landes, 1st woman elected mayor of a major U.S. city, Seattle


  • Cassius Marcellus Clay, Major General Union volunteers