When the American Civil War broke out in 1861 both Confederate and Union experts decided that specialized . This title examines the recruitment, training, tactics and deployment of sharpshooters from both sides of the conflict.
When the American Civil War broke out in 1861 both Confederate and Union experts decided that specialized sharpshooter units should be formed. These highly trained marksmen served in a front-line role and, due to the technological developments of the 1850s, were equipped with weapons that could guarantee greater accuracy over increased range than traditional muskets.
Philip Katcher, Stephen Walsh. When the Civil War broke out in 1861, both Confederate and Union experts decided that specialized sharpshooter units should be formed, with focused training and superior weaponry.
If this book has a weakness it is taking time to discuss at length hardships and training common to all soldiers, not just sharpshooters. This is a great summary of the role of sharpshooters in the American Civil War. It has a list of the different sharpshooter units of both Union & Confederate armies, b & w photos of artifacts including a James Morgan target rifle, a Colt revolving rifle, a Sharps rifle, 1858 Enfield rifled muskets, & thankfully, an 1863 Whitworth, the preferred choice of the Confederate sharpshooters. I've been a Civil War buff since the age of seven & two of my ancestors were Confederate sharpshooters: Pvt.
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by Philip Katcher(Author), Stephen Walsh(Illustrator). Book presents brief overview of Sharpshooters from both sides. Nice quick summary book.
The American Civil War bibliography comprises books that deal in large part with the American Civil War. There are over 60,000 books on the war, with more appearing each month. There is no complete bibliography to the war; the largest guide to books is over 40 years old and lists over 6,000 titles. Note: This article forms part of Bibliography of the American Civil War. American National Biography 24 vol (1999).
Philip Katcher served in the . He is the author of over 30 books in the field of American military history, and was named a Fellow of the Company of Military Historians for his work on the Vietnam conflict. He is also a member of the living history Civil War unit, serving with Huckstep's First Fluvanna Battery/24th New York Light Artillery. Country of Publication.
Author: Philip Katcher. Illustrator: Steve Walsh. Philip Katcher served in the . Army in Vietnam African American Soldier in the Civil War. WAR 114 Multiple formats. Short code: WAR 60. Publication Date: 18 Oct 2002. Stephen Walsh studied art at the North East Wales Institute. African American Soldier in the Civil War.