History

Check out some of American Shooting Journal History section – we cover fiction & non-fiction stories that the avid history buff to gun hobbyist may enjoy.

The Patriot’s Call

The Revolutionary War’s Battle of Oriskany comes alive in the annual recreations of artisans, author. Story by Frank Jardim Photos […]

Death By Black Powder

The American market quickly became a dumping ground for Europe’s obsolete weapons as both sides scrambled to find enough small arms to equip their armies.

Wyatt Earp Gun

Wyatt Earp Lessons on Gunfighting .. One of his most famous quotes is “Fast is fine, But accuracy is final. You must learn to be slow in a hurry.”

Apache Revolver

In the early 1900’s French gangsters used a weapon called an Apache Revolver that functioned as a revolver, a knife and brass knuckles.

History of Pinkerton Security

Pinkerton became famous when he claimed to have foiled a plot to assassinate president-elect Abraham Lincoln, who later hired Pinkerton agents for his personal security during the Civil War.