The Long Island Company: A History of Company H, 1st Regiment of US Sharpshooters


Author: Chris Schnupp

Format: Kindle eBook

Number Of Pages: 174

Publisher: Starry Night Publishing

Release Date: 22-03-2014

Details: The American Civil War was the bloodiest conflict ever to occur on our shores, and certain groups distinguished themselves in ways no other could. This is the story of one of those groups; a detailed, true regimental history of Company H, 1st Regiment of U. S. Sharpshooters, also known as Berdan’s Sharpshooters. Known for their distinctive uniforms, rifles, and risky tactics, they fought in battles at Bull Run, Antietam, Chancellorsville, The Wilderness, Spotsylvania, Petersburg, Cold Harbor, and Gettysburg.

The volume documents the entire history of the unit, from their inception in 1861, until the end of the war in 1865. It also includes biographical sketches of the men that served, from privates to captains. Join us for a journey back in time, through one of the pivotal points in history for our nation.

Languages: English

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