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History of the Gatling gun detachment

Parker, John H.

History of the Gatling gun detachment

Fifth army corps, at Santiago, with a few unvarnished truths concerning that expedition.

by Parker, John H.

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Published by Hudson-Kimberly publishing co. in Kansas City, Mo .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • United States artillery. Gatling gun detachment (5th corps) 1898.,
  • Gatling guns.,
  • Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Regimental histories.,
  • Spanish-American War, 1898 -- Personal narratives.

  • Edition Notes

    StatementBy John H. Parker, 1st lieut. 13th inf. (late) commanding Gatling gun detachment, Fifth army corps, at Santiago.
    GenrePersonal narratives.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE717.1 .P24
    The Physical Object
    Pagination274 p.
    Number of Pages274
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL343389M
    LC Control Number98001617
    OCLC/WorldCa5434579

    ^ Parker, John H. (Lt.), History of the Gatling Gun Detachment, Kansas City, MO: Hudson-Kimberly Publishing Co. (), pp. 20, 23–32 ^ Parker, John H.: Cranked by hand at its highest speed until the first magazine of ammunition had been emptied, the M Gatling Gun had an initial rate of fire of – rounds per er: Richard Jordan Gatling. History of the Gatling Gun Detachment, Fifth Army Corps, at SantiagoWith a Few Unvarnished Truths Concerning that Expedition (no rating) 0 customer reviews Author: Created by.

    Search the history of over billion web pages on the Internet. search Search the Wayback Machine. Featured texts All Books All Texts latest This Full text of "History of the Gatling gun detachment, Fifth army corps, at Santiago, with a few unvarnished truths concerning that expedition". Lieutenant-Colonel Roosevelt made the following remarks about the use of Gatling Guns that day in the book A History of the Gatling Gun Detachment, Fifth Army Corps, at Santiago (, Hudson.

    Brigadier General John Henry Parker aka "Gatling Gun Parker" (Septem – Octo ) was a brigadier general in the United States Army. He is best known for his role as the commander of the Gatling Gun Detachment of the U.S. Army's Fifth Army Corps in Cuba during the Santiago campaign in the Spanish–American ance: United States of America.   So, in Santiago de Cuba land battle participated Lieutenant Parker detachment’s four Gatling machine-guns (his book, “History of the Gatling gun detachment, fifth army corps. Santiago”, was available in digital edition), but THERE WASN’T SPANISH MACHINE GUNS.


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Free shipping for many products. History of the Gatling Gun Detachment, Fifth Army Corps, at Santiago With a Few Unvarnished Truths Concerning that Expedition Language: English: LoC Class: E History: America: Late nineteenth century () Subject: Gatling guns Subject: Spanish-American War, -- Regimental histories Subject: Spanish-American War, -- Personal.

The Paperback of the History of the Gatling Gun Detachment, Fifth Army Corps, at Santiago by John H. Parker at Barnes & Noble. FREE Shipping Brand: CreateSpace Publishing. History of the Gatling Gun Detachment, Fifth Army John H. (John Henry) Parker I found this to be an interesting book less from the information about the gatling gun itself but more about how the army functioned at this time.

I believe it would be of interest to those interested in military history. I read to "The End" of the book but did. Prefaced by Roosevelt, History of the Gatling Gun Detachment demonstrated ably that Parker was equally adept with a pen as a Gatling. Parker published a second book, Tactical Organization and Uses of the Machine Gun in the Field, which became an international touchstone on the subject for years to come.

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The title also contains a few unvarnished truths about the expedition. Dr. Gatling patented his gun on November 4,but he had a difficult time selling it to the Army.

General James Wolfe Ripley, chief of ordnance, was. The enlarged photo of the Black Hills Expedition crossing the Heart River appearing on pages II-III of Exploring with Custer by Grafe and Horsted may offer some insights into the Gatling Gun detachment that marched from Ft.

Lincoln and part of which marched with Reno on his scout.The Voyage Home and the End of the Gatling Gun Detachment. The detachment received permission on the 10th of August to use any standing tentage which it could find, and it was thoroughly under shelter an hour after this permission was received.

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