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Richard Jordan Gatling

Inventor (12-Sep-1818 — 26-Feb-1903)


Julia Keller. Mr. Gatling's Terrible Marvel: The Gun That Changed Everything and the Misunderstood Genius Who Invented It. New York: Viking Press. 2008. 294pp.


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  1. NNDB [link]

  2. Encyclopaedia Britannica Online [link]

  3. Wikipedia [link]

  4. Encyclopaedia Britannica 11th Edition

  5. Chambers Biographical Dictionary, 5th Edition (p.570)

  6. Webster's American Biographies (p.388)

  7. Cambridge Dictionary of American Biography (p.266)

  8. Hutchinson Paperback Dictionary of Biography (p.197)

  9. Concise Dictionary of American Biography (p.332)

  10. Hutchinson Dictionary of Scientists (p.190)

  11. The World Almanac Biographical Dictionary (p.126)

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