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Josiah Gorgas

bullet Born in Pennsylvania, educated at West Point, a professional soldier, served in Mexican War.

bullet In l853 married daughter of Alabama governor and congressman.

bullet In l86l resigned from army and joined Confederacy because of Southern sympathies, Southern friends, and Southern wife.

bullet Chief of Confederate Ordnance Bureau, which supplied arms and ammunition for Confederate war effort. Called ablest administrator of Confederacy. After l862 Confederates had arms and ammunition even if they lacked food, medicine, shoes, or clothes.

bullet Gorgas forced industrialization upon South by: