The Remington “Army” .44 percussion revolver was the primary competition to the Colt M1860 .44 percu..
With the end of the American Civil War many American firearms companies found themselves in a quanda..
In early 1847 the US Board of Ordnance met to evaluate three new patterns of “musketoons” that had b..
In 1878 Smith & Wesson introduced a new, refined version of their successful Model No 3 First Mo..
The Austrian Model 1842 Musket was the standard infantry long arm of the Austrian military prior to ..
In June of 1815 Napoleon was defeated by the united forces of the Seventh Coalition under the comman..
In 1870, Smith & Wesson introduced a new cartridge revolver that would become the basis for at l..
The story of the various gun companies that were established and run by Thomas Bacon is rather inter..
The Colt Frontier Model of 1878 represented a major departure in design philosophy from th..
In 1870 the US Army purchased its first large lot of self-contained cartridge handguns. The purchase..