Shooting Targets and Raising U.S. Sharpshooters Regiments

Originally filed with records related to the 2nd United States Sharpshooters, these targets were for years presumed by Pennsylvania State archivists to have been produced by members of the famed infantry regiment while firing target practice with their Sharps rifles. Further investigation, however, has uncovered additional information that reinterprets why and by whom the targets … Continue reading Shooting Targets and Raising U.S. Sharpshooters Regiments