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To Arm Against an Enemy: Colonial Williamsburg Highlights Small Arms of the Revolution

A new exhibit at the DeWitt Wallace Decorative Arts Museum at Virginia's Colonial Williamsburg seeks...

Remembering the Guns of the Alamo

Separating fact from movie fiction, what arms were used during the 13-day siege in February...

The Guns of the Colonial Williamsburg Collection

As the capital of the Virginia colony and later the fledgling Commonwealth, Williamsburg has had...

Making the American Rifle at Colonial Williamsburg

The gunsmithing program at Virginia’s first capital works not only to preserve the form of...

5 Guns Every Texan (and Every Other American) Should Know

The types of firearms that modern Texans own and carry may have changed since they...

The Arms Of All The People Should Be Taken Away

As we celebrate the Bicentennial of the Bill of Rights, evidence has been discovered that...

Fire a Brown Bess at Colonial Williamsburg's Musket Range

This unprecedented experience offers guests an opportunity to learn about, handle and operate replica 18th-century...

Top 10 Infantry Rifles

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

The American Longrifle

If you’re proud to be an American, then thank Daniel Morgan, Timothy Murphy and the...

Top 10 Infantry Rifles

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

Nock's Volley Gun

A little-known failed experiment by the British Royal Navy produced the seven-barreled Nock volley gun.

Longarms of America's Forgotten War

Though largely overshadowed by the Napoleonic Wars, the American War of 1812 saw the use...

Brown Bess

Brown Bess photos tracing the technological development and model differences of a gun that came...

Marksmanship in 1775: Myth or Reality?

Were American citizen soldiers at the Battle of Bunker Hill better shots than the British?

American-Made Muskets in the Revolutionary War

As galloping express riders and ringing church bells spread across New England during the early...

The Redcoats’ Brown Bess

Brown Bess muskets served both sides during the American Revolution.

Dutch Arms in the American Revolution

The Dutch played a crucial role in the conflict for America’s freedom.

Glenn Gilbert's Top 10 Infantry Rifles

Editors' picks for the rifles that changed the world.