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The American Longrifle

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

Preserving The Past: The Contemporary Longrifle Association Show

Celebrating its 25th anniversary in 2021, the Contemporary Longrifle Association's annual show is a gathering of dedicated artisans and manufacturers who are keeping the art of longrifle building alive.

Snap Shots Week 8: Where the Buffalo [Don’t] Roam … and Unclaimed Bacon

When you have magazines dating back to 1885, you end up flipping through pages and chuckling at times over what you find. Back before there were cartridge guns, hunters had to do it the old fashioned way with the muzzleloading longrifle. Why he is reloading and why the buffalo are not roaming, we have no idea. Caption this week's photo for your chance to win!

The Guns of the Colonial Williamsburg Collection

As the capital of the Virginia colony and later the fledgling Commonwealth, Williamsburg has had a long history as a repository of firearms.

Kentucky Rifle Raffle to Celebrate the 25th Anniversary of Contemporary Longrifle Association

In celebration of the 25th Anniversary of the Contemporary Longrifle Association, Judson Brenman and sons have made a masterpiece contemporary Kentucky Longrifle for a raffle held by the organization for the occasion.

Throwback Thursday: An Old-Time Sniper

Every Thursday we'll share an article from the American Rifleman archives. In this week's article taken from the January 1926 issue, W.H. Richard shares an incredible feat of marksmanship during the War of 1812.

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 won Texas’ independence in 1836, but certain guns will always be associated with its fight to become a Republic and well beyond its eventual statehood.

Longarms of America's Forgotten War

Though largely overshadowed by the Napoleonic Wars, the American War of 1812 saw the use of a wide variety of arms by a colorful assemblage of combatants.

Seven States With Official Firearms

Tennessee recently became the seventh state to pass a resolution proclaiming an official state firearm. Which six previous states made similar resolutions, and which were their chosen firearms?

FBI Seizes Famous Sheetz Longrifle

A Louisiana couple that legitimately purchased a famous longrifle was shocked to discover late last year that it had previously been stolen from a museum. The gun has now been confiscated by the FBI.

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