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Rifleman Q & A: A World War I Winchester Lever Gun

A reader asks about a rifle he saw in a TIME Magazine special edition for...

The 136th NRA/N-SSA National Civil War Championship

The NRA affiliated North-South Skirmish Association (N-SSA) held its 136th National Competition at Ft. Shenandoah...

Back to Basics: Center-fire Cartridge Cases

Ever since the first firearms, the notion of combining bullet, powder and priming has been...

A Look Back at the Spiller & Burr Revolver

Take a look back at the Spiller & Burr Revolver, which was patterned after the...

I Have This Old Gun ... British Brunswick Rifle

Following its experiences facing Yankee riflemen during the American War of Independence, the British military,...

I Have This Old Gun ... Cook & Brother Carbine

The Cook & Brother firearms are one of the great rarities of collecting southern-made Civil...

The Allies Strike Back: The Genesis Of Sniping, Part 5

Without a suitable sniping rifle, and with no training organization in place, the Allies struggled...

Rifleman Q & A: Civil War Import

I’ve acquired an interesting firearm and need help finding more information about it, since my...

Seabees Can Shoot!

From the American Rifleman archives, in commemoration of the 75th anniversary of the Seabees, we...

From Civil War To World War: The Genesis Of Sniping, Part 4

After the American Civil War, repeating rifles and smokeless powder revolutionized shooting. Accurate rifles that...

Clapp: The Case for Hammerless Revolvers

Wiley Clapp makes a strong case for a particular class of firearm as a near...

Confederate Sharpshooter Berry Benson and His Enfield

The Enfield rifle-musket was preferred by Confederate sharpshooters, including South Carolina Sgt. Berry Benson. In...

In Memoriam: Noted Firearms Author R.L. Wilson

Robert L. “Larry” Wilson, noted firearms author, researcher, scholar, historian and literary powerhouse passed away...

Rifleman Q&A: Pinfire Firing System Explanation

A reader inquires about a handgun given to his father from a returning soldier some...

America’s Military Revolvers

Though some fixed- cartridge revolvers were used during the American Civil War, it wasn’t until...

Doughboy Sniper Rifles

The ’03 Springfield, fitted with telescopic sights and fired by American soldiers and Marines, was...

Navy Arms Whitworth Rifle

The company’s Parker-Hale Whitworth and the Parker-Hale Volunteer, to be specific, are back, in both...

Rifleman Q&A: Gas-Seal Revolvers

It seems that with the current growth of suppressor use for semi-automatic pistols some people...

Sharpshooting North & South: The Genesis Of Sniping

During the Civil War, sharpshooters brought marksmanship skills to bear, dispatching generals and influencing battles.
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