Statistics for occurrence #1 of “A Mr. De Bow” in chapter 112 of Rebellion Record: a Diary of American Events: Documents and Narratives, Volume 2.:

...h it is now doing rapidly. When the war first broke out there was a scarcity of caps in Virginia, and it was estimated that there were not more than three for each soldier in the Southern army. A Mr. De Bow then commenced to make a machine to manufacture them, and finally succeeded in constructing one capable of turning out 40,000 per day, without the fulminating or detonating powder. The first effort...

Don't like any of these choices? Suggest a new possibility...

Max. Freq. Min. Freq.
Entity Corpus Doc Corpus Doc  

† This entity has been selected by the automated classifier as the most likely match in this context. It may or may not be the correct match.