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No Word of Them: First Battalion New York Sharpshooters, 1862-1865 by John Bennett

No Word of Them: First Battalion New York Sharpshooters, 1862-1865


No Word of Them: First Battalion New York Sharpshooters, 1862-1865 by John Bennett

History of New York's civil war unit, the First Battalion New York Sharpshooters. After garrison duty at Suffolk, Virginia, the battalion was assigned to Lysander Cutler's Iron Brigade, and engaged in ferocious fighting in the Wilderness and during the siege of Petersburg where its entire combat contingent was captured. Includes transcriptions of portions of diaries of three of the unit's soldiers, and eight photos of the unit's soldiers.

About the Author

Born in 1969, John Bennett comes from Kingston-upon-Spey, a small village in Morayshire, in the north-east of Scotland. He lives in London. This is his first novel.

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Publication date

15th March 2008


John Bennett

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268 pages





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