Check This Crazy Confederate ‘Copter!

While the old, reliable war tactics of horse-riding and open field combat were utilized in the 1860’s, the advent of the repeating rifle was brand, spanking new to warfare and deemed to be frommmmm thhhheee fuuuutureeeeee… But that wasn’t the only new piece of high-tech in the era, as the Confederacy were deep into plans for creating their own helicopter.  You read that correct: A CIVIL WAR ERA HELICOPTER! Now that would have been something new and innovative; contrasting from the old-fashioned practice of an “unpaid, disrespected workforce.” Wink, wink.   Continue reading “Check This Crazy Confederate ‘Copter!”