Sporterized Springfield Musket

Rifleman Q&A: Sporterized Springfield Musket?

Q: This firearm came from a vendor that said it was picked up off of a battlefield in North Carolina. The wooden stock and the metal look very old. A small “US” is stamped on top of the buttplate.

ARTV Preview: CrossBreed Holsters, Hornady Sub-Sonic Ammo And Sharps Carbine

This week on American Rifleman Television, we take a look behind the scenes at CrossBreed Holsters, test out various calibers of Hornady subsonic ammunition loads and look back at the history of the Civil War-era U.S. Sharps carbine.

Rifleman Q & A: Springfield vs. Enfield–Fame By Name

A reader inquires why is the ’03 Springfield is accorded so much fame.

Rifleman Q & A: Marlin Heirloom

A reader inquires about an octagonal-barreled .30-30 Win. lever-action rifle with no definitive past.

Video—ARTV: Sgt. York—The First Draft

In this 2005 American Rifleman TV feature segment, we shared the story of one man whose marksmanship and courage not only saved the lives of his comrades, but led a country boy from the mountains of Tennessee to national fame.

Rifleman Q&A: Firing An Early Marlin?

A reader's .44-40 Win. Marlin Model 1894 lever-action, which was carried in his father’s police cruiser, was reportedly to have taken part in the apprehension of the legendary “Pretty Boy” Floyd.

Rifleman Q & A: Winchester .22 Pump?

A reader has inherited a pump-action rifle he believes to be a Winchester Model 1890.

Clapp on Handguns: Gun Digest 2017

The latest edition of my favorite gun periodical--Gun Digest, now in its 71st annual edition--is now in bookstores. and still as interesting as ever.

Sgt. York: American Rifleman, American Hero

From the American Rifleman archives comes this story of faith, courage and straight shooting, which resulted in this Tennessee mountaineer being awarded the Medal of Honor.

Rifleman Q&A: Souvenir Mauser 1914 Pistol

I am looking for some help with a pistol I inherited from my grandfather. One of his brothers brought it home as a souvenir after World War II. The gun has no Nazi markings.

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