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Caleb Huse

Born: Feb 11, 1831

Death: Mar 12, 1905

Birthplace: Newburyport

Nationality: United States

Caleb Huse

Date of Birth : Feb 11, 1831
Date of Death : Mar 12, 1905
Birth Place : Newburyport

Caleb Huse was a Major in the Confederate States Army, acting primarily as an arms procurement agent and purchasing specialist during the American Civil War. He is most well known for his successful acquisition of weapons contracts with various European nations including the United Kingdom, Austria, and to a lesser extent, France, Prussia, and Bohemia. A majority of the weapons imported to the Confederacy from foreign powers during the war were negotiated for and purchased by Huse.

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