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Colt's Model 1855 Revolving Rifle in the Civil War

Though eclipsed by other repeaters—such as the Henry and Spencer—the rifle version of Col. Colt’s...

The Guns of Thanksgiving

The Pilgrims weren't buckle-hatted, black-clad figures wielding blunderbusses. Here are the guns they had with...

Guns of the First Fenian Raid: The Irish Invasion of Canada

Here we take a look at the history of the First Fenian Raid against the...

Remington Revolvers in the Civil War

When one thinks of percussion revolvers in U.S. military service, Colt’s percussion revolvers tend to...

Origin of the Sniper: Rifle Development & Accuracy Potential

Before sniping could make an impact on the battlefield, two things were required: accurate rifles...

American Muskets of the Revolution

While the longrifle gets most of the attention, the muskets used by militia and the...

The Baker Rifle at Waterloo

Napoleon Bonaparte and the Duke of Wellington met at Waterloo more than 200 years ago,...

U.S. Model 1855 Springfield: The Rifle-Musket of the Regulars

Developed with a revolutionary Maynard tape-priming system, the Model 1855 Springfield rifle-musket was the official...

This Old Gun: French Tabatière Rifled Musket

One of the interesting things about the military—especially in centuries past—is that under certain circumstances...

The Model 1805 Harpers Ferry Pistol: Launching the Reproduction Era

In the last few decades particularly, the United States has seen an influx of both...

Arsenals and Armament: The Early Years of U.S. Martial Pistols

The journey from the dawning days of the American Revolution to the requisition of the...

Remembering the Guns of the Alamo

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

Back to Basics: Choosing the Best Buttstock

In order to accurately deliver a shot from a rifle that the buttstock fit the...

Video—Preserving the Skills: Gunsmithing at Colonial Williamsburg

Gunsmiths at Colonial Williamsburg demonstrate the tricks of their old-fashioned trade, creating high-quality, period-correct firearms...

The Guns of the Colonial Williamsburg Collection

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

The 4th Annual NRA/North–South Skirmish Association National Civil War Championship

If you ever wondered what it was like to shoot an old muzzleloading black powder...

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...
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