Sharps Rifle

Grade Range: 5-12
Resource Type(s): Primary Source, Artifacts
Date Posted: 12/29/2010

The 5th New York Volunteer Infantry, "Duryee's Zouaves," was one of the most renowned fighting regiments of the American Civil War.  Their colorful Zouave uniforms were based on those of the elite Zouave battalion of the French Army.

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