What does 'rifled' mean?
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Chapter 6: Chapter Six
"...men aged eighteen years and older to enlist. Many felt the law was a contradiction to state sovereignty, which was what the Confederacy had been founded on. Newspapers reported that Fort Pulaski, located at the mouth of the Savannah River, had fallen, and Union forces captured it by using rifled cannon. They also printed that, on April 12, what was being called the “Great Locomotive Chase” took place. Several Federal volunteers had attempted to steal the Confederate locomotive General, but were discovered as they headed north from Big Shanty, Georgia. The Confederate crew of the Texas chased the General ..."