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Company F, 1st United States Sharpshooters

 
 
Company F, 1st U.S. Sharpshooters Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, September 17, 2007
1. Company F, 1st U.S. Sharpshooters Monument
Inscription.
Company F.
First Regiment
United States Sharpshooters
First Sergt. Henry E. Kinsman
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Enlisted 177
Killed and died of wounds 32
Died of disease 12
Wounded 45
Vermont

 
Erected 1900.
 
Location. 39° 27.534′ N, 77° 44.513′ W. Marker is in Sharpsburg, Maryland, in Washington County. Marker is on Boonsboro Pike (State Highway 34), on the right when traveling east. Touch for map. Located in the Antietam National Cemetery, stop eleven on the driving tour of the battlefield. Marker is in this post office area: Sharpsburg MD 21782, United States of America.
 
Other nearby markers. At least 8 other markers are within walking distance of this marker. The Soldier’s Monument (within shouting distance of this marker); 20th New York Volunteer Infantry (about 300 feet away, measured in a direct line); 4th New York Volunteer Infantry (about 400 feet away); Unknown Union Soldiers of the Irish Brigade (about 400 feet away); Longstreet's Command (about 400 feet away); Hood's Division, Longstreet's Command (about 400 feet
Company F, 1st United States Sharpshooters Monument image. Click for full size.
By Craig Swain, August 31, 2008
2. Company F, 1st United States Sharpshooters Monument
away); a different marker also named Longstreet's Command (about 400 feet away); Reserve Artillery, Longstreet's Command (about 400 feet away). Touch for a list and map of all markers in Sharpsburg.
 
Related markers. Click here for a list of markers that are related to this marker. The two U.S. Sharpshooter Monuments are attributed to Vermont.
 
Also see . . .
1. Company F, 1st Unitied States Sharpshooters Monument. National Park Service page detailing the monument. (Submitted on April 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 

2. 1st U.S. Sharpshooters, 1st Division, V Corps. The 1st U.S. Sharpshooters were assigned to the headquarters of the 1st Division, V Corps. (Submitted on April 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.) 
 
Categories. War, US Civil
 
 
Credits. This page was last revised on September 29, 2017. This page originally submitted on April 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia. This page has been viewed 813 times since then and 33 times this year. Photos:   1. submitted on April 23, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.   2. submitted on December 5, 2008, by Craig Swain of Leesburg, Virginia.
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