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Increase your access, understanding, and appreciation of the history and culture that contribute to the national significance of the Battle of Monocacy. This blog will provide opportunities for visitors to access, understand and appreciate the significance of the Battle of Monocacy within the full context of the Civil War and American history.

Sharpshooters - The Idea of Dedicated Marksman

November 30, 2017 Posted by: Matt Borders

The Sharpshooting tradition in the United States dates back to before the founding of the country. The idea of dedicated marksmen took off during our Civil War and the effects of those sharpshooters had deadly influence at the Battle of Monocacy.

 

Last updated: November 27, 2017

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