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 Posted: Mon Nov 24th, 2008 02:19 pm
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j harold 587

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I beleive the fact that Harker's troops had Colt revolving rifles allowing for vastly superior fire power also was a major factor in his ability to hold Snodgrass Hill. His reverse slope tactic could have been effective with single shot muzzle loaders, but was amplified due to the Colts.  

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