Statistics for occurrence #1 of “Berdan” in chapter 33 of An English Combatant, Lieutenant of Artillery of the Field Staff., Battlefields of the South from Bull Run to Fredericksburgh; with sketches of Confederate commanders, and gossip of the camps.:

...light and of easy carriage, too much care is requisite in preparing the cartridge for ordinary vidette service. Did you ever see any of those globe or telescopic-sighted rifles, exclusively used by Berdan 's battalions of sharpshooters in the Federal army? They are a very accurate weapon, but expensive, I am told; yet the Federals have not done much mischief with them. The men are trained to climb ...
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Berdan 107 6 15 0 0 user votes
Hiram Berdan 89 0 11 0 0 user votes
H. Berdan 2 0 0 0 0 user votes

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