US Army Sharpshooter's Badge

US Army Sharpshooter's Badge

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Description (Brief)
United States Army Sharpshooter badge awarded to Major General John Rutter Brooke ca. 1880s. The badge is comprised of a silver Maltese cross with a target at its center suspended from a plaque marked "SHARPSHOOTER" and features a safety pin on its verso.
Location
Currently not on view
Object Name
Insignia
Associated Date
ca. 1880s
owner
Brooke, John Rutter
Physical Description
black (overall color)
metal, white (overall material)
paint (overall material)
Measurements
overall (as stored): 5 in x 4 in x 3/16 in; 12.7 cm x 10.16 cm x.508 cm
ID Number
AF.22941
catalog number
22941
accession number
63843
Credit Line
Major General John R. Brooke, U.S. Army
subject
Army
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Data Source
National Museum of American History
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