--Sir R. Napier extols the Armstrong guns.
He says they first opened on the Taku Forts at a range of 1,500 yards on the enemy.
These were the first shots fired with that weapon of war, and the range and accuracy of their fire excited the admiration of the forces.
The Daily Dispatch: November 29, 1860. Richmond Dispatch. 4 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. November 29, 1860. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
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