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FROM-- SET FIVE, CIVIL WAR STUDIES

Civil War Technologies-- The Gatling Gun-- Questions and Answers


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Print this page and write your answers in the answer column
1.  The Gatling Gun is considered the first _____________ gun. 1. 

 

2.  Who Invented the Gatling Gun? 2. 

 

3.What else did Mr. Gatling invent that was important? 3. 

 

4.-6.  Name 3 U.S. Army officers that purchased and used the Gatling Gun in the Civil War.  Would the U.S. Government purchase any? 4. 

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7.  How many barrels did the Gatling Gun have? 7. 

 

8.  How many rounds (bullets) a minute could each barrel shoot? 8. 

 

9. When did the Gatling gun finally get acceptance by the U.S. Government for use in the military? 9. 

 

10.  Name some present-day models of the Gatling gun? 10. 

 

11.-14. Mr. Gatling had a factory which produced the Gatling Gun, but also some other products.  What were some of these products? 11.


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15.  When did Mr. Gatling die?  15.

 

The last thing for you to do is to draw and color a
Civil War Battle scene with canons, soldiers, flags, and of course the Gatling Gun

Gatling Gun Information Page

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