FOR SALE Sharpshooters (1750-1900): The Men, Their Guns, Their Story

gary

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Extensive study of the blackpowder sharpshooter from the flintlock era into WW I (when the last black powder cartridge rifles were used in combat by a major power). Seven chapters or over 500 pages of this 800 plus page smyth sewn hardback book covers the American Civil War with chapters including:

Overall view of sharpshooting (selection, training, tactics, units)
Army of the Potomac v. Army of Northern Virginia (3 chapters)
Coastal operations (emphasis on Charleston and Battery Wagner)
Midwest
Mississippi

Other chapters include French & Indian War, American Revolution, Napoleonic Era, Sharpshooting in Naval warfare, post-Civil War and a chapter on firearms. The book is fully indexed, extensively endnoted and has over 100 maps, illustrations and photographs.

Cost is $50 USD shipped in the U. S. Contact me at (cut 'n paste): heimatsicherheitsdienst@yahoo.com
 

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