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10 September 1861: “Enclosed please find a drawing of a portable shielded battery, which I freely give to the Southern Confederacy hoping that the suggestion set forth in it at least may lead to some practical use.”

Item description: Letter, 10 September 1861, from J.[?]O.H.P. Henderson to Gen. P.G.T. Beauregard, enclosing a drawing of Henderson’s invention (a shielded battery). Item citation: From folder 8 of the Edward Porter Alexander Papers, #7, Southern Historical Collection, The Wilson Library, … Continue reading

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