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Arsenals, workshops, foundries, etc. Within the limits of the Confederate States, there were no arsenals at which any of the material of war was constructed. No arsenal, except that at Fayetteville, N. C., had a single machine above a footlathe. Such arsenals as there were, had been used only as depots. All the work of pre
rms to the South. not a gun, not a gun carriage, and except during the Mexican war—scarcely a round of ammunition had, for fifty years, been prepared in the Confederate States.
There were consequently no workmen, or very few of them, skilled in these arts.
No powder, save perhaps for blasting, had been made at the South; and the er ancient armory at Richmond, under the direction of Lieutenant-Colonel Burton, an officer in the service of Virginia, whose experience in the armories of the United States and in the erection of the works at Enfield, near London, qualified him above all for the work.
The other set of machines was sent to Fayetteville, N. C., by