Edward Maynard (1813-1891)
Edward Maynard, Inventor of the Maynard Carbine
Maynard was considered among the leading scientists of his time. He made his fortune on inventing the breech-loading rifle known as the Maynard Carbine which was used with deadly efficiency during the Civil War.
Contributed by Mark Meredith on 30/10/2018 and last updated on 16/01/2019.