Two chiefs of ordnance

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Reference

RAL 04586-0004

Subjects

Volumes

Civil War ordnance. 2
p. 24-26

Note

General Ripley, head of the US Ordnance Department, with his love of red tape and abhorrence of innovation, was an amazing contrast to General Gorgas, the alert and resourceful Southern Ordnance leader