150 Years Ago: Hunt prefers the big siege rifles

One-hundred and fifty years ago (and one day, as I had other pressing news to report yesterday), Brigadier General Henry Hunt offered a report on the effectiveness of the heavy rifles employed at Fredericksburg the previous week. I have the honor to report that the practice in the recent battle with the 20-pounder Parrott wasContinue reading “150 Years Ago: Hunt prefers the big siege rifles”