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44621Re: the little breechloader

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  • Tony Gunter
    Oct 7, 2007
      --- In civilwarwest@yahoogroups.com, "Carl Williams" <carlw4514@...>
      > interesting indeed that such a small weapon was so innovative that it
      > drew such attention. And it originally was in the hands of the CSA?
      > Probably British. I assume it didnt use metal cartridges; perhaps
      > "prepared rounds" made for fast fire, however.

      I'm not sure if it was the innovation or the size of the weapon that
      drew notice. Like "what would you use something this small for ...
      hey, I know, let's give it to the cavalry."

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