Where did the north and south get their weapons during the US Civil War?
Private owned arms manufacturers, The manufacturers had
government contracts, There was A revolver built to military specs.
that had an orriginal supply price of $25.00 Ea. then another co.
decided to try and built it as well, They found out that they could
produce it for $12.50 EA. I can't remember the name, but, maybe
someone knows and will add it.