Cultivator (horse drawn)
This is a photograph of a horse-drawn cultivator. This cultivator probably came into use in the 18th century. During the Civil War era, it horse-drawn cultivators were preferred because they cultivated the land more quickly than cultivators drawn by oxen. Source: Fletcher, Whitcomb, W. Pennsylvania Agriculture and Country Life 1840-1940. Harrisburg: Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission, 1955. Print.
Vince's Agriculture Project Vol. I
Cultivators, 19th century, Pictorial works. Agricultural implements, United States, History, 19th century, Pictorial works.
"Cultivator (horse drawn)" (2019). Indiana, Pennsylvania in the Civil War. 298.
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