Richard Gatling

The Gatling Gun Inventor

The Gatling Gun

Richard Gatling was born September 12,1818.Richard Gatling was the inventor of the Gatling gun. He helped in the Civil War by making the Gatling gun, a gun that does not have to be reloaded after each shot.This greatly helped the war effort by letting the soldiers focus more on fighting rather than spending their time reloading the gun. He died February 26,1903.