See, in the war on race I am a foot soldier, not a marksman.
The marksman, a lance corporal in the Coldstream Guards, was 930 yards from his target when he squeezed the trigger.
Besides, it was not necessary for a marksman like Murray to get so very near.
What a target for a while he would be for every marksman at any range to shoot at!
This excellent example of shooting had the effect of ringing a bell denoting the triumph of the marksman.
"You might hit me," said Ebenezer, who knew nothing of Tom's skill as a marksman.
Fired again and missed, but the third time the bladder collapsed and sank, and my reputation as a marksman was made.
The marksman had been Tucker, the fellow hired to take the great scout's life.
On this trip his frontier training and skill as a marksman were the means of saving a life.
Apparently the diversion had no effect on the marksman within.