The Second United States Sharpshooters in the Civil War: A History and Rosterby Gerald L. Earley
The Second U.S. Sharpshooters was a hodgepodge regiment, composed of companies raised in several New England states. The regiment was trained for a specific mission and armed with specially ordered breech-loading target rifles. This book covers the origin, recruitment, training, and battle record of the regiment and features 32 photographs, four battlefield maps, and a regimental roster.
- McFarland & Company, Incorporated Publishers
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- 6.90(w) x 10.00(h) x 0.70(d)
Meet the Author
Gerald L. Earley is a lifelong student of the Civil War and has personally visited all the major battlefields of the Second United States Sharpshooters. He is a graduate of Wichita State University and a veteran of the Vietnam War.
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