Gatling, Richard Jordan (b. 1818)

Gatling, Richard Jordan, the inventor of the Gatling gun, born in Hertford County, N. Carolina, U.S.; he was bred to and graduated in medicine, but in 1849 settled in Indianapolis and engaged in land and railway speculation; his famous machine-gun, capable of firing 1200 shots a minute, was brought out in 1861; another invention of his is a steam-plough; (b. 1818).

Definition taken from The Nuttall Encyclopædia, edited by the Reverend James Wood (1907)

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