sharpshooter battalions

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    Confederate Sharpshooter's Jacket

    To my knowledge, this is the only known Southern Sharpshooter's jacket, there are others whose owner was a sharpshooter, but this jacket with the green cuffs, collar and sharpshooter's badge was made specifically for the unit. Unfortunately/fortunately the jacket was captured/picked up off the...
  2. AUG

    Sharpshooter Battalion in Walker's Texas Division

    While skimming through Reminiscences of the Boys in Gray comp. by Miss Mamie Yeary, I ran across this account mentioning that a sharpshooter battalion was formed in Walker's Texas Division. I don't think I've ever heard of this before... checked both Lowe's and Blessington's histories of...
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    1st Texas Sharpshooters (Burnet's Battalion)

    1st Texas Sharp Shooters (Burnet's Battalion) Roster of the 1st Texas Sharp Shooters History of the Battalion Flag of the 1st Texas Sharp Shooters Biographies
  4. AUG

    9th Missouri Sharpshooter Battalion (Pindall's)

    Battle flag of the 9th Missouri Sharpshooter Battalion. This flag was one of a batch made by ladies in Federal occupied New Orleans, smuggled through the lines and presented to Mosby M. Parsons' Missouri Brigade at Little Rock, AR, in spring of 1863. This pattern is known variously as the...
  5. AUG

    Mahone's Sharpshooter Battalion

    Here is an article in SHSP on the sharpshooter battalion organized in Mahone's Virginia Brigade, Anderson's Division, Third Corps, ANV. I posted a few excerpts from this in another thread but I thought it would be a good addition to the Regimental Histories forum. For those that don't know, in...
  6. AUG

    Arkansas Sharpshooters at Vicksburg

    From the Confederate Veteran, Vol. 12, pp. 446-47.
  7. Tom Elmore

    The "lost" battalion - 3rd Georgia Sharpshooters

    It is my understanding that it was only in recent years that the Gettysburg National Military Park historians recognized the 3rd Georgia Battalion Sharpshooters as being a separate unit that fought at Gettysburg; it was part of Brig. Gen. William T. Wofford's Georgia brigade. (The unit still...
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