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There is the question of what sort of marksmanship were soldiers were trained for. Were they part of a volley to cover an area with bullets, a legacy of the unit tactics of musket armed troops - or were they individual marksmen, pioneered by the German Jaegers and British Rifles?
Here is an article from The Times, 4 January 1855 about the establishment of the School of Musketry at Hythe to train detachments of ten men and an officer at a time as musketry instructors.
http://www.researchpress.co.uk/index.ph ... f-musketry
This seems aimed at training a competent marksman - though British marksmanship was certainly indifferent until after the Second Boer War.
The Germans might have taken it all much more seriously and assigned a structured training program for their conscripts. I read somewhere that one reason for universal education in Germany was to ensure that recruits could maintain their own shooting records.