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.
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.
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.
Against one or two of the enemy, mortar fire is is ineffective. The military's answer to the problem is snipers.
Here we take a look at the history of the First Fenian Raid against the soon-to-be nation of Canada and the firearms used by both sides in the conflict.
From the days of the first colonists and the Wild West to today, American women have been an integral part of our firearm heritage. This is just part of the story of women and their guns.