- 1874, Mayne Reid, The Death Shot:
- Many present identify it as the yager usually carried by Clancy.
- 1879, William F. Cody, The Life of Hon. William F. Cody:
- We were each armed with a Mississippi yager and two Colt's revolvers.
- A Jäger, an elite soldier of the Austrian army
From the German Jäger