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The Guns of U.S. Presidents

It wasn’t that long ago when firearms were not only welcome in the executive mansion,...

Keefe Report: U.S. Rifle, Caliber .30 M1

The “U.S. Rifle, Caliber .30 M1,” continues to fascinate and captivate new generations of Americans.

I Have This Old Gun: Whitworth Rifle

Ask the average Civil War buff to name a Yankee or Confederate sharpshooter’s rifle and...

Thompson Submachine Gun

So, when was the Thompson submachine gun first fired in combat? Was it during the...

I Have This Old Gun – Pattern 1853 Enfield Rifle-Musket

Simply put, the Pattern 1853 Enfield rifle-musket, along with its variants, is one of the...

The Guns of Manassas, 1861

The Union and Confederate armies faced each other for the first time near Bull Run...

Top 10 Infantry Rifles

The Top 10 Infantry Rifles were chosen due to innovation, effectiveness, service life, impact on...

Winchester Lever-Actions Go To War

Although the U.S. military snubbed lever-action Winchesters, other nations, attracted by their innovation or just...

The Ithaca Model 37 in U.S. Military Service

While eclipsed by the far-better-known Winchester Model 97 and Model 12 “trench” and “riot” shotguns,...

Leveraging Heritage

Lever-action rifles are an indelible fixture in the history of firearm development and played a...

Review: Taylor's & Co. 1873 Cattleman Gunfighter

Fitted with a factory-tuned action and filled with cowboy loads, this revolver exemplifies the fun...

The Belgian Model 1889 Mauser: The Rifle That Saved Paris

The modern, clip-loaded Model 1889 Mauser chambered in 7.65x53 mm was used by Belgian troops...

I Have This Old Gun: Colt 3rd Generation "Signature Series" 1851 Navy

This Colt 3rd Generation Signature Series gun has never been fired. In "NRA Perfect" condition,...

The Guns of 1864

In 1864, more and more repeating rifles-Spencers and “sixteen shooter” Henrys-made their way into Union...

Civil War Spencer Rifles & Carbines

During the Civil War, a total of 45,733 Model 1860 carbines and 11,471 Model 1860...

Going Upscale Cowboy: The Navy/Winchester ‘73

The Navy Arms Winchester Model 1873, featuring checkered walnut and real bone-charcoal color-casehardening, is one...

Henry's Classic Henry

One of America’s most influential and historic arms, the Henry lever-action is not only back,...

Throwback Thursday: Firearms of Yesterday, The Lost Masterpiece

Every Thursday we'll share an article from the American Rifleman archives. In this week's article...

Guns of the Battle of Blair Mountain

In 1921, “Marching Miners” squared off against mine owners and the “Logan County Defenders” in...

Tower Enfield Musket

Find out more about a British Enfield 1853 pattern rifle-musket assembled at the Tower of...
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