Recruiting/How to Join

1st U.S. Sharpshooters, Company F is looking for a few good soldiers to join the fight to preserve the Union!

While our current membership base is from the Tampa Bay Florida area, we also have a member in Jacksonville, FL and we welcome prospective members from anywhere. Our members come from diverse backgrounds and all walks of life. We all share a common interest in history, the American Civil War, and the U.S. Sharpshooters. Our unit's mission is to honor the Civil War sharpshooter and to share our knowledge gained through research with the public. We welcome all people into our unit regardless of race, creed, color, or gender.

If you share the same passion for history as 1st USSS Co. F, please consider joining our unit.

For information on joining our unit or for questions regarding Company F, please click here to e-mail the webmaster.

Recruiting Poster - TO THE SHARP SHOOTERS OF WINDHAM COUNTY! Your Country Calls!!  Will you Respond?     CAPT. WESTON has been authorized to raise a company of Green Mountain Boys for Col Berdan's Regiment of Sharp Shooters which has been accepted by the War Department to serve for three years, or during the war.  Capt. Weston desires to have Windham County represented in his Company.     The Sharp Shooters of Windham County and vicinity who are willing to serve their country in this time of need and peril, are requested to meet at the ISLAND HOUSE in Bellows Falls, on TUESDAY, the 27th inst., at 1 o'clock, P.M., for the purpose of testing their skill in TARGET SHOOTING.  There are great inducements to join this celebrated Regiment, destined to be the most important and popular in the Service.     No person will be enlisted who cannot when firing at the distance of 200 yards, at a rest, put ten consecutive shots in a target, the average distance not to exceed five inches from the centre of the bull's eye to the centre of the ball. GREEN MOUNTAIN BOYS!
1st U.S. Sharpshooters, Company F at Chipco Crossing 2011