Links to research and useful reading. Please click on the item you wish to go navigate to.
A brief history of the Bucktails
Sharpshooters: Snipers or Skirmishers..? An interesting discussion on our role in the union army.
The colours – a brief discussion of our company battle flag
Official papers on an incident banning the bucks from Harrisburg for taking a canon to a local hotel / entertainment establishment and their subsequent pardon.
The 1859 Sharps Infantry Rifle
Resources – Websites, Books and other useful information
Books & Audiobooks – list of books that include the Regimental History and Diary’s of the original men that fought with the 42nd, with other publications about the soldiers everyday life on the march through 1861 to 1865.