Origin of the Term "Sharpshooter"


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Posted by on January 22, 19100 at 22:01:54:

Here's a question for all:
Is the term "sharpshooter" related to the fact that Union companies of marksmen used Sharps breechloaders, or is the name just a coincedence?
Bill N-T



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