The U.S. Army loved Henry Sibley's inventiveness -- but then the Louisiana native joined the Confederate Army

Kelly, C. Brian
August 2003
Military History;Aug2003, Vol. 20 Issue 3, p82
Features former U.S. Army turned Confederate general and 19th century inventor Henry Sibley. Reason why his royalty payments for the Sibley tent was halted; Career in the U.S. and Confederate armies; Information on his inventions.


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