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Bright traces the evolution of the cannonball up to its obsolete status near the end of the Civil War.
North Carolina native, Richard Jordan Gatling, invented the Gatling gun in 1862. A series of gun barrels on a revolving shaft, capable of firing 350 rounds per minute, the Gatling gun was first used in the Battle of the James River, 1863.