--A shell for rifles has been invented by Capt Norton, of the British army.
It is charged with solid phosphorus.
Projected from a cavalry pistol, it lodged in a deal board and burned with a fierce flame for some-time.
The Daily Dispatch: July 22, 1863. Richmond Dispatch. 2 pages. by Cowardin & Hammersley. Richmond. July 22, 1863. microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mi : Proquest. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm.
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