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Firearms of the War of 1812

Though largely overshadowed by the Napoleonic Wars, the American War of 1812 saw the use of a wide variety of arms by a colorful assemblage of combatants.

Longarms of America's Forgotten War

Though largely overshadowed by the Napoleonic Wars, the American War of 1812 saw the use of a wide variety of arms by a colorful assemblage of combatants.

The Sheetz Rifle

Rifleman, like William Ross, played an important role toward the end of the War of 1812.

Throwback Thursday: An Old-Time Sniper

Every Thursday we'll share an article from the American Rifleman archives. In this week's article taken from the January 1926 issue, W.H. Richard shares an incredible feat of marksmanship during the War of 1812.

Henry Repeating Arms Donates Rifle 3-Pack for NRA-ILA Dinner & Auction at Nashville Show

Henry Repeating Arms has donated three Henry Originals—all engraved by Baron Technology, Inc. with special tribute to Tennessee's history and heritage— to be auctioned for the benefit of the NRA/ILA at the 2015 NRA Annual Meetings & Exhibits in Nashville, Tenn., April 10-12. Shown here, the three rifles are the Henry Big Boy Classic in .44 Mag.; the Henry Big Boy Carbine in .44 Mag.; and the Henry Big Boy Mare's Leg in .44 Mag. Learn more by reading below and scrolling through the gallery.

Lt. Col. “Sherm” Mills—Last Man Standing at the U.S. Springfield Arsenal

For the first time ever, we learn how retired U.S. Army Lt. Col. Mills, decorated Vietnam veteran, found himself with orders to close the doors on this iconic institution.

I Have This Old Gun: U.S. Model 1803 Rifle

Many consider the Model 1803 flintlock rifle to be the most beautiful long gun ever produced for the U.S. military.

The Model 1805 Harpers Ferry Pistol: From Inception to Insignia

Following the disbandment of the Continental Army in 1784, the United States kept only a token force of regulars to guard arsenals and frontier forts along the border.

American Ingenuity on Display: The VMI Firearms Collection

Virginia Military Institute's collection of early American repeating firearms, Civil War weapons and U.S. martial arms showcases how American ingenuity influenced firearm development around the world.

Personally, I Prefer the Winchester

Theodore Roosevelt preferred Winchester rifles, and used them with confidence throughout his life.

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