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The Model 1805 Harpers Ferry Pistol: From Inception to Insignia

Following the disbandment of the Continental Army in 1784, the United States kept only a token force of regulars to guard arsenals and frontier forts along the border.

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.

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.

The Sheetz Rifle

Rifleman, like William Ross, played an important role toward the end of the War of 1812.

Firearms of the War of 1812

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.

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.

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