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By Terry Hooker, Ron Poulter

Through the years 1810-14 males of exceptional skill seemed within the entrance ranks of the Republican reason: Simon Bolivar, the best of all South American squaddies, and José de San Martin. Bolivar had travelled extensively in Europe through the heady days of the Napoleonic Wars, being current at Napoleon's coronation. San Martin, enrolled within the Seminario de Nobles in Madrid, served within the Spanish military for two decades, seeing motion within the battles of Baylen and Albuera and on the moment siege of Badajoz. those males might in attaining the destruction of the southern Spanish American empire.

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Rifled arms saw limited use in the hands of seventeenth-century French dragoons and eighteenth century German Jaegers. Many Americans, in fact, were totally ignorant of the rifle and its capabilities at the outbreak of the Revolution.

Bill Goble, Inspector General of the North-South Skirmish Association (N-SSA) gave continued encouragement and, more important, research advice. Bill also introduced me to Bill Adams, whose expertise in British and Confederate arms saved me from a number of errors. Bill's continuing research, along with that of Paul Davies and Earl J. Coates, all N-SSA members, will revolutionize much of the Civil War firearms knowledge we now accept as gospel. I would also like to thank a number of other people who have supplied me with valuable research material, encouraged, and, on occasion argued with meall to my benefit: Donald Bates, Tony Beck, Tom Berwick, John Bilby, Earl J.

The Confederate corpses littering what came to be called "Bloody Lane" at Antietam were mute testimony to the efficiency of Civil War infantry weapons. Many, if not most of them had been laid low by the Irish Brigade's buck and ball. Interestingly, combination loads of buckshot and round balls and the smoothbore muskets which fired them, were, by all official standards, obsolete before the outbreak of the war. In the centuries prior to 1861, however, smoothbored weapons had a long and honored history.

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