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1st Rifle Regiment




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Motto: "Celeritas et Audeo" (Speed and Daring)
Existence: 1808-1821
Signature Uniform Component: Green linen frock with yellow fringe
Weapon: Model 1803 Harper's Ferry rifle
Primary Roles: Advanced scouts, snipers, and flank guards
Considered the first special forces unit in the United State military, akin to today's Green Berets.