"Ordinance is military guns of the larger class; artillery; also called rifles, guns, or cannon."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Driggs-Shroeder 6-Pounder

"Ordinance is military guns of the larger class; artillery; also called rifles, guns, or cannon."—(Charles…

A warrior from the Apache tribe.

Apache Warrior

A warrior from the Apache tribe.

A warrior from the Apache tribe.

Apache Warrior

A warrior from the Apache tribe.

A firearm design where a sliding charger is positioned under the barrel, allowing for faster reloading times.

Fire Arm

A firearm design where a sliding charger is positioned under the barrel, allowing for faster reloading…

"Armor-piercing shells are projectiles so constructed as to bore through the metallic plates with which modern ships of war are coated."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Armor-Piercing Shell

"Armor-piercing shells are projectiles so constructed as to bore through the metallic plates with which…

"Armor-piercing shells are projectiles so constructed as to bore through the metallic plates with which modern ships of war are coated."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Armor-Piercing Shell

"Armor-piercing shells are projectiles so constructed as to bore through the metallic plates with which…

"7-inch Armstrong Breech-loader." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Armstrong Breech-loader

"7-inch Armstrong Breech-loader." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"The first form of hand-gun which could fairly be compared with the modern musket. those of earlier date were fired by applying a match by hand to the touch-hole; but about the time of the battle of Morat, in 1476, guns were used having a contrivance suggested by the trigger of the arbalest or cross-bow, by which the burning match could be applied with more quickness and certainty." — Chambers' Encyclopedia, 1875

Arquebus

"The first form of hand-gun which could fairly be compared with the modern musket. those of earlier…

A bazooka is one of a series ("M9 series" variants) of anti-armor and anti-bunker, man-portable rocket launchers that became famous during World War II. Technically named as the M9 Anti-tank Rocket Launcher, it was also called "stovepipe" and used to deliver high explosives into machine gun nests and hardened bunkers in all World War II theaters. It was one of the primary infantry anti-tank weapons used by the United States Armed Forces.

Bazooka

A bazooka is one of a series ("M9 series" variants) of anti-armor and anti-bunker, man-portable rocket…

"Improved breech-loading action." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Breech-Loading

"Improved breech-loading action." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

An illustration of the famous duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr on July 11, 1804. They both fired and Burr's shot fatally wounded Hamilton.

Burr-Hamilton Duel

An illustration of the famous duel between Alexander Hamilton and Aaron Burr on July 11, 1804. They…

A father camping with his two sons.

Camping

A father camping with his two sons.

"Central-fire Gun. C, central-fire cartridge; L, lever; W, washer; S, screw." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Central-fire Gun

"Central-fire Gun. C, central-fire cartridge; L, lever; W, washer; S, screw." — Encyclopedia Britannica,…

"Battle of Charles City Road- charge of the Jersey Brigade- the first New Jersey brigade, General Tayler, detaching itself from General Slocum's division and rushing to the support of the General Kearny's division, which had been driven back, thus turning the fortunes of the day, June 30th, 1862, six o'clock p.m." —Leslie, 1896

Battle of Charles City

"Battle of Charles City Road- charge of the Jersey Brigade- the first New Jersey brigade, General Tayler,…

Two soldiers firing their weapons. One is standing behind a tree, while the other is in the crouching position.

Firing from the Crouched and Standing Positions

Two soldiers firing their weapons. One is standing behind a tree, while the other is in the crouching…

An army general commanding his troop not to shoot until he takes the first shot.

Do Not Shoot Till I Do

An army general commanding his troop not to shoot until he takes the first shot.

"9-poounder Field Gun Carriage (elevation )." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Field Gun Carriage

"9-poounder Field Gun Carriage (elevation )." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"9-pounder Field Gun Carriage (plan)." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Field Gun Carriage

"9-pounder Field Gun Carriage (plan)." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

A device which projects either single or multiple projectiles at high velocity through a controlled explosion. The firing is achieved by the gases produced through rapid, confined burning of a propellant.

Handheld Firearm

A device which projects either single or multiple projectiles at high velocity through a controlled…

Firearm is a device which projects either single or multiple projectiles at high velocity through a controlled explosion. The firing is achieved by the gases produced through rapid, confined burning of a propellant.0

Military Firearm

Firearm is a device which projects either single or multiple projectiles at high velocity through a…

A weapon that fires a projectile.

Portable Firearm

A weapon that fires a projectile.

This sign is used to indicate that firearms are allowed nearby.

Firearms, Black and White

This sign is used to indicate that firearms are allowed nearby.

This sign is used to indicate that firearms are allowed nearby.

Firearms, Color

This sign is used to indicate that firearms are allowed nearby.

This sign is used to indicate that firearms are allowed nearby.

Firearms, Outline

This sign is used to indicate that firearms are allowed nearby.

This sign is used to indicate that firearms are allowed nearby.

Firearms, Silhouette

This sign is used to indicate that firearms are allowed nearby.

A man firing his rifle from a doorway.

A Man Firing from a Doorway

A man firing his rifle from a doorway.

A soldier crouched in a window, firing his rifle from the covered position.

A Man Firing from a Window

A soldier crouched in a window, firing his rifle from the covered position.

French gun used at the time of the French and Indian War

French gun of the eighteenth century

French gun used at the time of the French and Indian War

"A Gatling Gun ready for firing." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Gatling Gun

"A Gatling Gun ready for firing." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"Lock of a Gatling Gun." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Gatling Gun

"Lock of a Gatling Gun." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

An illustration of a man on one knee preparing to shoot a geese that is flying overhead.

Geese Hunting

An illustration of a man on one knee preparing to shoot a geese that is flying overhead.

Gun used in early American military.

Gun

Gun used in early American military.

"9-inch Gun Wrought Iron Carriage and Dwarf Platform." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Gun Wrought

"9-inch Gun Wrought Iron Carriage and Dwarf Platform." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"The Gatling gun is a machine gun, invented by Richard J. Gatling. The gun consists of a series of barrels in combination with a grooved carrier and lock cylinder."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Gatling Gun

"The Gatling gun is a machine gun, invented by Richard J. Gatling. The gun consists of a series of barrels…

"Ordinance is military guns of the larger class; artillery; also called rifles, guns, or cannon."—(Charles Leonard-Stuart, 1911)

Noiseless and Flashless Gun

"Ordinance is military guns of the larger class; artillery; also called rifles, guns, or cannon."—(Charles…

A revoltionary gun with a long barrel and flint operated.

Revolutionary Gun

A revoltionary gun with a long barrel and flint operated.

A young Eliphalet Remington working on his rifle. Eliphalet Remington (1793-1861) was a blacksmith and made the revolutionary Remington sporting rifle.

Gunsmith: Eliphalet Remington

A young Eliphalet Remington working on his rifle. Eliphalet Remington (1793-1861) was a blacksmith and…

"The hand-gun was used by both infantry and cavalry; it consisted of a simple iron or brass tube with touch-hole at the top, fixed on a straight stock of wood; when used on foot, the soldier held it firmly by passing the stock under the arm; when used on horseback he stock was shortened to butt against the breast, the barrel resting on a fork secured to the saddle bow." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Hand-Gun

"The hand-gun was used by both infantry and cavalry; it consisted of a simple iron or brass tube with…

"Hotchkiss Magazine Gun." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Hotchkiss Gun

"Hotchkiss Magazine Gun." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

The 105 mm Howitzer M2A1(M101) was the standard light field howitzer for the United States in World War II, seeing action in both European and Pacific theatres. Entering production in 1941, it quickly entered the war against the Imperial Japanese Army in the Pacific, where it gained a reputation for its accuracy and powerful punch. The M101 fired 105 mm high explosive (HE) semi-fixed ammunition and had a range of 11,200 metres (12,200 yd), making it suitable for supporting infantry.

105 mm Howitzer M2A1

The 105 mm Howitzer M2A1(M101) was the standard light field howitzer for the United States in World…

Hunter with an owl

Hunter

Hunter with an owl

This sign is used to indicate that hunting is located nearby.

Hunting, Black and White

This sign is used to indicate that hunting is located nearby.

This sign is used to indicate that hunting is located nearby.

Hunting, Color

This sign is used to indicate that hunting is located nearby.

An illustration of a group of men walking through a field holding shotguns.

Group of Men Hunting

An illustration of a group of men walking through a field holding shotguns.

An illustration of a group of men shooting gamefowl.

Group of Men Hunting

An illustration of a group of men shooting gamefowl.

This sign is used to indicate that hunting is located nearby.

Hunting, Outline

This sign is used to indicate that hunting is located nearby.

This sign is used to indicate that hunting is located nearby.

Hunting, Silhouette

This sign is used to indicate that hunting is located nearby.

"9-pounder Limber (elevation)." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Limber

"9-pounder Limber (elevation)." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"9-pounder Limber (plan)." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Limber

"9-pounder Limber (plan)." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"Nordenfelt Machine Gun. 1-10, parts of frame; 11, breech plug; 12, striker; 13, extractor; 14, cartridge receiver; 15-18, 23-31, lock and trigger parts; 19-22, locking action; 32-35, loading action; 36-39, cartridge receiver; 40, cover; 41-44, parts of hand-lever; 45-49, traversing action; 50-55, elevating and trailing action; 56, 56, hopper and slide." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Machine Gun

"Nordenfelt Machine Gun. 1-10, parts of frame; 11, breech plug; 12, striker; 13, extractor; 14, cartridge…

"Nordenfelt Machine Gun." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Machine Gun

"Nordenfelt Machine Gun." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

An illustration of an adult man holding a rifle in front of his body.

Man and Rifle

An illustration of an adult man holding a rifle in front of his body.

An illustration of a man carrying a container with his rifle on his back and with a large knife in his belt loop.

Man Hunting

An illustration of a man carrying a container with his rifle on his back and with a large knife in his…

"Martini breech action (closed)." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Martini Breech

"Martini breech action (closed)." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

"Martini breech action (open)." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

Martini Breech

"Martini breech action (open)." — Encyclopedia Britannica, 1893

The Matchlock was the first mechanism or "lock" invented to uncomplicate the firing of a hand-held firearm.

Indian Matchlock

The Matchlock was the first mechanism or "lock" invented to uncomplicate the firing of a hand-held firearm.

An illustration of men shooting outside of a window.

Men Shooting

An illustration of men shooting outside of a window.

A short barreled, high angled, short ranged cannon.

Mortar

A short barreled, high angled, short ranged cannon.

An illustration of a 12 inch B.L. mortar.

12 Inch Mortar

An illustration of a 12 inch B.L. mortar.

The officers were blindfolded and sent to Colonel Gansevoort's quarters.

Officers Blindfolded

The officers were blindfolded and sent to Colonel Gansevoort's quarters.