John Read describes his shell, petitions Congress for payment

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Artilleryman
Vol. 10, no. 4 (Fall 1989), p. 20-22

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Reprint extracts from Read's sworn memorial offered to Congress in January 1867 asking for compensation for "improvements and discoveries ... in the material and form of projectiles for rifled ordnance"