August 05, 2013

Nectar Vortex Facts


  • Animals like cattle, goats, and sheep never lose their horns naturally.

  • Around 2,500 people fought in the Battle of Glorieta Pass.

  • The Union nearly lost the Battle of Glorieta Pass, but after they destroyed the Confederate supply trains, they won the campaign.

  • Both sides of the American Civil War used snipers.

  • The 1841 Mountain Howitzer cannon was used in the Mexican-American War, the Civil War, and the Indian Wars.

  • The howitzer could be dismantled into pieces in order to be carried by three mules or horses.

  • An intact Civil War cannon can be worth up to $200,000.


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