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NBA 2k17 My Park - BREAKING ANKLES WITH A SHARPSHOOTER! | GREEEN LIGHTS! BEST JUMPER ON THE PARK!
NBA 2k17 My Park - BREAKING ANKLES WITH A SHARPSHOOTER! | GREEEN LIGHTS! BEST JUMPER ON THE PARK!
Published: 2016/10/29
Channel: StaxMontana
FASTEST WAY TO GET ALL 5 Sharpshooter & Stretch Big badges!! + HoF | NBA 2K17
FASTEST WAY TO GET ALL 5 Sharpshooter & Stretch Big badges!! + HoF | NBA 2K17
Published: 2016/10/18
Channel: Jayo DaDon
Sharpshooter (2007) full movie English
Sharpshooter (2007) full movie English
Published: 2017/06/19
Channel: boss ess
THE SHARPSHOOTER IS BACK!! PULLING UP FROM HALFCOURT!! NBA2K17 MYPARK
THE SHARPSHOOTER IS BACK!! PULLING UP FROM HALFCOURT!! NBA2K17 MYPARK
Published: 2016/12/31
Channel: DR 2K
DEMIGOD PURE SHARPSHOOTER!! BEST BUILD IN 2K18 CONFIRMED!!
DEMIGOD PURE SHARPSHOOTER!! BEST BUILD IN 2K18 CONFIRMED!!
Published: 2017/09/17
Channel: DR 2K
THE BEST SHARPSHOOTER IN NBA 2K17 - MUST WATCH
THE BEST SHARPSHOOTER IN NBA 2K17 - MUST WATCH
Published: 2017/05/29
Channel: Quil TNB
NEW SHARPSHOOTER 3.0 BUILD!!! VERY QUICK RELEASES, FAST SPEED, DOMINANT SHOOTING IN NBA 2K17!!!
NEW SHARPSHOOTER 3.0 BUILD!!! VERY QUICK RELEASES, FAST SPEED, DOMINANT SHOOTING IN NBA 2K17!!!
Published: 2017/04/23
Channel: Agent 00
PURE SHARPSHOOTERS ARE DEMIGODS!! BEST UNGUARDABLE PLAYER BUILD!!! NBA 2K18
PURE SHARPSHOOTERS ARE DEMIGODS!! BEST UNGUARDABLE PLAYER BUILD!!! NBA 2K18
Published: 2017/09/16
Channel: Brotha Jones
I HAVE THE BEST SHARPSHOOTER IN THE GAME! SHOOTING LIKE A GOD.. ALL GREENS! - NBA 2k17 MyPark
I HAVE THE BEST SHARPSHOOTER IN THE GAME! SHOOTING LIKE A GOD.. ALL GREENS! - NBA 2k17 MyPark
Published: 2017/07/03
Channel: StaxMontana
BEST DRIBBLE MOVES FOR A SHARPSHOOTER • BECOME AN UNGUARDABLE SHARP • PLAYSHOOTER + HALFCOURT GREENS
BEST DRIBBLE MOVES FOR A SHARPSHOOTER • BECOME AN UNGUARDABLE SHARP • PLAYSHOOTER + HALFCOURT GREENS
Published: 2017/03/23
Channel: HankDaTank
NBA 2K17 • BEST SHARPSHOOTER BUILD😱 NEVER MISS A SHOT AGAIN • BEST DRIBBLE MOVES FOR A SHARPSHOOTER
NBA 2K17 • BEST SHARPSHOOTER BUILD😱 NEVER MISS A SHOT AGAIN • BEST DRIBBLE MOVES FOR A SHARPSHOOTER
Published: 2017/02/03
Channel: DevTakeFlight
5 Secret Tips EVERY SHARPSHOOTER Should Know - NBA 2K17 (100% STROKE)
5 Secret Tips EVERY SHARPSHOOTER Should Know - NBA 2K17 (100% STROKE)
Published: 2016/12/30
Channel: Brotha Jones
KRIJG DE GOEDE GUN NU! (COD: Black Ops 2 Sharpshooter)
KRIJG DE GOEDE GUN NU! (COD: Black Ops 2 Sharpshooter)
Published: 2017/09/16
Channel: Yarasky
NBA 2K18 Playgrounds: Sharpshooting Shot Creator Green For Days! Getting Carried!
NBA 2K18 Playgrounds: Sharpshooting Shot Creator Green For Days! Getting Carried!
Published: 2017/09/16
Channel: DmanUnt2014
At 84, the World
At 84, the World's Oldest Female Sharpshooter Doesn't Miss
Published: 2017/04/27
Channel: Great Big Story
NEW RARE SHARPSHOOTER PACKAGE ! OVERPOWERED GREENLIGHT MyPlayer Archetype Build NBA 2K17 MyPARK
NEW RARE SHARPSHOOTER PACKAGE ! OVERPOWERED GREENLIGHT MyPlayer Archetype Build NBA 2K17 MyPARK
Published: 2017/04/26
Channel: SplashBrosHD
Sharpshooter Lighting Up The Park! You Better Guard Me! NBA 2K17 MyPArk
Sharpshooter Lighting Up The Park! You Better Guard Me! NBA 2K17 MyPArk
Published: 2017/06/05
Channel: DmanUnt2014
Sharpshooter @ Shelton Powwow 2017 (Peyton Whitebuffalo Song) Composed by Worm Dearly
Sharpshooter @ Shelton Powwow 2017 (Peyton Whitebuffalo Song) Composed by Worm Dearly
Published: 2017/02/20
Channel: Garrett HD Begay
I AM THE BEST SHARPSHOOTER DRIBBLE GOD ON NBA 2K17 MyPARK!🔥 BEST GREENLIGHT CUSTOM JUMPSHOT EVER!🍃
I AM THE BEST SHARPSHOOTER DRIBBLE GOD ON NBA 2K17 MyPARK!🔥 BEST GREENLIGHT CUSTOM JUMPSHOT EVER!🍃
Published: 2017/06/20
Channel: DevTakeFlight
Who created the Sharpshooter? - What you need to know...
Who created the Sharpshooter? - What you need to know...
Published: 2016/07/11
Channel: WWE
Top 10 sharpshooter of Natalya
Top 10 sharpshooter of Natalya
Published: 2016/05/11
Channel: WWE finishers
NBA 2K18 FULL MYCAREER STORY - PLAYMAKING SHARPSHOOTER
NBA 2K18 FULL MYCAREER STORY - PLAYMAKING SHARPSHOOTER
Published: 2017/09/15
Channel: Agent 00
Super Sharp Shooter - The Ganja Kru
Super Sharp Shooter - The Ganja Kru
Published: 2007/07/21
Channel: julianfantino
Black Ops 2 SHARPSHOOTER LIVE #1 with Vikkstar
Black Ops 2 SHARPSHOOTER LIVE #1 with Vikkstar
Published: 2014/04/19
Channel: Vikkstar123
NBA 2K18 Tips: HOW TO GET ALL SHARPSHOOTER BADGES FAST + EASY!! How To Shoot Better!
NBA 2K18 Tips: HOW TO GET ALL SHARPSHOOTER BADGES FAST + EASY!! How To Shoot Better!
Published: 2017/09/18
Channel: ABtheballer TW
Tribute to Bret "Hitman" Hart
Tribute to Bret "Hitman" Hart's Sharpshooter
Published: 2015/12/24
Channel: CelticRay
Natalya - All Sharpshooter
Natalya - All Sharpshooter
Published: 2016/07/07
Channel: RoiDivasFan
GAWD TRILLER 40K SHARP GOD MIXTAPE!😱 BEST SHARPSHOOTER ON NBA 2K17!!😳
GAWD TRILLER 40K SHARP GOD MIXTAPE!😱 BEST SHARPSHOOTER ON NBA 2K17!!😳
Published: 2017/08/05
Channel: Gawd Triller
WORLD
WORLD'S YOUNGEST SHARPSHOOTER MIKO ANDRES 6 year old
Published: 2009/07/26
Channel: miko andres
SharpShooter  - Panji Reggae (Lyric)
SharpShooter - Panji Reggae (Lyric)
Published: 2009/05/04
Channel: kecikz69
Quick draw and sharp shooter...
Quick draw and sharp shooter...
Published: 2008/05/05
Channel: Bowlerchamp23
Bret Hart punches Damien Sandow and locks him in the Sharpshooter: WWE Main Event, July 8, 2014
Bret Hart punches Damien Sandow and locks him in the Sharpshooter: WWE Main Event, July 8, 2014
Published: 2014/07/09
Channel: WWE
Secret Tips EVERY SHARPSHOOTER Should Know Pt 2 - NBA 2K17 (110% STROKE)
Secret Tips EVERY SHARPSHOOTER Should Know Pt 2 - NBA 2K17 (110% STROKE)
Published: 2017/06/28
Channel: Brotha Jones
NERF Sharp Shooter Challenge!
NERF Sharp Shooter Challenge!
Published: 2017/05/19
Channel: Battle Universe!
96 OVR SHARPSHOOTER UPDATE! ONE CRITICAL MISTAKE I MADE WITH MY SHARPSHOOTER!- NBA 2K17
96 OVR SHARPSHOOTER UPDATE! ONE CRITICAL MISTAKE I MADE WITH MY SHARPSHOOTER!- NBA 2K17
Published: 2017/03/05
Channel: Waffleman60
BEST SHARPSHOOTER POINT GUARD BUILDS in NBA 2K18! HOW TO CREATE MOST OVERPOWERED PG BUILD IN 2K18!
BEST SHARPSHOOTER POINT GUARD BUILDS in NBA 2K18! HOW TO CREATE MOST OVERPOWERED PG BUILD IN 2K18!
Published: 2017/09/12
Channel: OGPaQMAN
I GOT BONE COLLECTOR ON MY SHARPSHOOTER! IS IT WORTH IT? + HOW TO GET IT FAST! - NBA 2K17
I GOT BONE COLLECTOR ON MY SHARPSHOOTER! IS IT WORTH IT? + HOW TO GET IT FAST! - NBA 2K17
Published: 2017/07/06
Channel: Gawd Triller
Sharpshooter - How to do Bret Hart
Sharpshooter - How to do Bret Hart's Sharpshooter - Pro Wrestling Finishers
Published: 2009/10/14
Channel: HowToWrestle
BEST PLAYMAKING SHARPSHOOTER EVER • PLAYSHOOTER + GREENLIGHTS FROM EVERYWHERE = UNGUARDABLE 😂
BEST PLAYMAKING SHARPSHOOTER EVER • PLAYSHOOTER + GREENLIGHTS FROM EVERYWHERE = UNGUARDABLE 😂
Published: 2017/02/11
Channel: HankDaTank
HOW TO CREATE A SHARPSHOOTER UNLIKE ANY IN THE GAME!!! AGENT 00
HOW TO CREATE A SHARPSHOOTER UNLIKE ANY IN THE GAME!!! AGENT 00'S SHARPSHOOTER BUILD [NBA 2K17]
Published: 2016/12/15
Channel: Agent 00
GETTING CHALLENGED BY A 13 YEAR OLD FEMALE SHARP SHOOTER FOR PAIR OF SNEAKERS
GETTING CHALLENGED BY A 13 YEAR OLD FEMALE SHARP SHOOTER FOR PAIR OF SNEAKERS
Published: 2017/08/14
Channel: CashNasty
BEATING A PROFESSIONAL 2K PLAYER! SHARPSHOOTER SHOOTING LIKE LAMELO BALL! • NBA 2K17 STAGE JACKPOT!
BEATING A PROFESSIONAL 2K PLAYER! SHARPSHOOTER SHOOTING LIKE LAMELO BALL! • NBA 2K17 STAGE JACKPOT!
Published: 2017/05/11
Channel: DevTakeFlight
*MUST WATCH* BEFORE YOU CREATE A SHARPSHOOTER IN NBA 2K18
*MUST WATCH* BEFORE YOU CREATE A SHARPSHOOTER IN NBA 2K18
Published: 2017/09/06
Channel: Agent 00
Best Pure Sharpshooter Build in NBA 2k18
Best Pure Sharpshooter Build in NBA 2k18
Published: 2017/09/12
Channel: GETADOSE28
Bushido - Sharpshooter
Bushido - Sharpshooter
Published: 2009/07/21
Channel: BuShiDoFoRliFe2
1 HOUR SPECIAL! - Road to Live 1250 Sharpshooter Punten #50 (Black Ops 2 Partymode)
1 HOUR SPECIAL! - Road to Live 1250 Sharpshooter Punten #50 (Black Ops 2 Partymode)
Published: 2014/04/27
Channel: Yarasky
MY BUILD DOESN
MY BUILD DOESN'T MISS! OMG BEST JUMPSHOT IN NBA 2k18?!? NBA 2k18
Published: 2017/09/16
Channel: P2istheName
SHARP SHOOTER || JAS GREWAL & SUNNY KAHLON || ROX-A || VICKY DAHLIWAL || NEW PUNJABI SONG 2017
SHARP SHOOTER || JAS GREWAL & SUNNY KAHLON || ROX-A || VICKY DAHLIWAL || NEW PUNJABI SONG 2017
Published: 2017/08/22
Channel: Crown Records
SHARPCREATOR NBA 2K18 MIXTAPE!🔥 DEMIGOD SHOT CREATOR / SHARPSHOOTER • BEST SHOOTING BUILD NBA 2K18
SHARPCREATOR NBA 2K18 MIXTAPE!🔥 DEMIGOD SHOT CREATOR / SHARPSHOOTER • BEST SHOOTING BUILD NBA 2K18
Published: 2017/09/10
Channel: TyGoCrazy
NBA 2K17 - I BROKE THIS GAME!!! 79 POINT GAME!!! SHARPSHOOTER IS A GLITCH!!!
NBA 2K17 - I BROKE THIS GAME!!! 79 POINT GAME!!! SHARPSHOOTER IS A GLITCH!!!
Published: 2016/09/19
Channel: Agent 00
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A sharpshooter is one who is highly proficient at firing firearms or other projectile weapons accurately. Military units composed of sharpshooters were important factors in 19th century combat. Along with "marksman" and "expert", "sharpshooter" is one of the three marksmanship badges awarded by the U.S. Army.

History[edit]

Napoleonic Wars (1803-1815)[edit]

Another use of units of marksmen was during the Napoleonic Wars in the British Army. While most troops at that time used inaccurate smoothbore muskets, the British "Green Jackets" (named for their distinctive green uniforms) used the famous Baker rifle. Through the combination of a leather wad and tight grooves on the inside of the barrel (rifling), this weapon was far more accurate, though slower to load. These Riflemen were the elite of the British Army, and served at the forefront of any engagement, most often in skirmish formation, scouting out and delaying the enemy. Another term; "sharp shooter", was in use in British newspapers as early as 1801. In the Edinburgh Advertiser, 23 June 1801, can be found the following quote in a piece about the North British Militia; "This Regiment has several Field Pieces, and two companies of Sharp Shooters, which are very necessary in the modern "Stile of War". The term appears even earlier, around 1781, in Continental Europe, translated from the German Scharfschütze.

U.S. Civil War (1861-1865)[edit]

During the American Civil War, sharpshooters saw limited action, as tacticians sought to avoid the heavy casualties inflicted through normal tactics, which involved close ranks of men at close ranges. The sharpshooters used by both sides in the Civil War were less used as snipers, and more as skirmishers and scouts. These elite troops were well equipped and trained, and placed at the front of any column to first engage the enemy.

Union Army[edit]

An unidentified sharpshooter for the Army of the Potomac on picket duty during the American Civil War.

Notable sharpshooter units of the Civil War included the 1st and 2nd United States Volunteer Sharpshooter Regiment (USVSR), composed of companies provided by numerous (primarily eastern) Union states. The U.S.V.S.R. were organized by Colonel Hiram Berdan, a self-made millionaire who was reputed to be the best rifle marksman in the nation at that time.[1]

There was also an all-Native American company of sharpshooters in the Army of the Potomac. These men, primarily Odawa, Ojibwe, and Potawatomi from northern Michigan, comprised the members of Company K of the 1st Regiment Michigan Volunteer Sharpshooters.

In the Western Theater were the well known 66th Illinois Veteran Volunteer Infantry Regiment (Western Sharpshooters), originally known as "Birge's Western Sharpshooters" and later the "Western Sharpshooters-14th Missouri Volunteers". The regiment was raised by MG John C. Fremont at St. Louis' Benton Barracks as the Western Theater counterpart to Berdan's sharpshooters. Members were recruited from most of the Western states, predominantly Ohio, Michigan, Illinois and Missouri. Competitive induction required candidates to place ten shots in a three-inch circle at 200 yards. They were initially armed with half-stock Plains Rifles built and procured by St. Louis custom gunmaker Horace (H.E.) Dimick.

These "Dimick Rifles" (as they were known in the unit) were modified for military use by the installation of the Lawrence Patent Sight, and fired a special "swiss-chasseur" minie ball selected by Horice Dimick for its ballistic accuracy. They were the only Federal unit completely armed with "sporting rifles". Beginning in the autumn of 1863 soldiers of the regiment began to reequip themselves with the new 16 shot, lever action Henry Repeating Rifle giving them a significant advantage in firepower over their opponents. Over 250 of the Western Sharpshooters purchased Henrys out of their own pocket, at an average price of forty dollars (over three months pay for a Private). Illinois Governor Richard Yates provided Henrys for some members of the 64th Illinois Volunteer Infantry Regiment or Yates Sharpshooters and other soldiers of the unit appear to have similarly equipped themselves with Henry Rifles in 1864.

Confederate Army[edit]

On the Confederate side, sharpshooter units functioned as light infantry. Their duties included skirmishing and reconnaissance. Robert E. Rodes, a colonel and later major general of the 5th Alabama Infantry Regiment, was a leader in the development of sharpshooter units.[2] The Confederate Army made more widespread use of sharpshooters than Federal forces, often having semi-permanent detachments at the regimental level and battalions of various size attached to larger formations. Dedicated sharpshooter units included: (Pindall's) 9th Battalion Missouri Sharpshooters; the 1st & 2nd Battalions Georgia Sharpshooters; and the sharpshooter battalions of the Army of Northern Virginia.

Confederate sharpshooters were often less well equipped than Federal counterparts, often using the Enfield Rifled Musket or (the more uncommon) hexagonal bore British Whitworth rifles, rather than breech loading Berdan Sharps rifles. In his memoirs, Louis Leon detailed his service as a sharpshooter in the Fifty-Third North Carolina Regiment during the Civil War. As a sharpshooter, he volunteered as a skirmisher, served on picket duty, and engaged in considerable shooting practice. Of his company's original twelve sharpshooters, only he and one other were still alive after Gettysburg. As related by the regiment's commanding officer, Col. James Morehead, in a rare one-on-one encounter Pvt. Leon killed a Union sharpshooter, whom the Confederates identified as a Native American from Canada.[3]

See also[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "History of Hiram Berdan". Berdansharpshooters.org. Retrieved 2013-05-31. 
  2. ^ Ray, Fred L. Shock Troops of the Confederacy: the sharpshooter battalions of the Army of Northern Virginia 2006 ISBN 978-0-9649585-5-5
  3. ^ The Diary of a Tar Heel Confederate Soldier, 1913, Stone Publishing Company, Charlotte, NC, page 72

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