April 2015

More In This Issue

bronco-billy-anderson-blog

Broncho Billy Anderson

crystal-palace-saloon-tombstone-arizona-blog

Tap into History at Helldorado’s “El Gato de Cristal”

frank-canton-blog

Frank Canton

Survival-fanny-kelly-sullys-camp

Surviving Captivity

alfred-afraid-of-hawk-blog

Albert Afraid of Hawk

apache-endurance-blog

Apache Endurance

custer-blog

The End of the Civil War and Custer’s New Frontier

civilwar-blog

Talk About a Mistake

tombstone-grave-hanging-blog

Bisbee Massacre Hanging

Wovoka, Medicine Man

Tom Horns gun-Charlie Russell letter

Hired Gun’s Last Weapon

calamity-jane-blog

Calamity, we Hardly Knew Ya

cole-younger-2-blog

Cole Younger and the Little Girl

john-wayne-statue-blog

Big Day for the Duke

tom-mix-blog

Tom Mix: Prescott’s First “Junior Bonner”

james-coryell-blog

A Fatal Sweet Tooth

roy-bean-blog

Roy Bean’s Hanging

The-Wild-Bunch--Ben-Johnson--Warren-Oates--William-Holden--Ernest-Borgnine--Sam-Peckinpah

The Gun that Won the Western

clell-miller-blog

Clell Miller’s Bones

chief-washakie-blog

A Dead Ringer for George Washington

lonepine-blog

Fifty Shades of Rawhide

bethenia-owens-adair-blog

Bucking the Norm

butch-and-sundance-final-shootout-blog

The Real Butch and Sundance

allan-pinkerton-blog

Allan Pinkerton Lied

Billy-O riely_-legends-and-lies

O’Reilly’s Legends & Lies

abraham-lincoln-blog

Is the Great Emancipator also the Father of the West?

levis-blog

“Levi, we Need Durable Pantaloons.”

phoenix-postcard-blog

Phoenix Disliked from the Start

bass-reeves-blog

U.S. Deputy Marshal Bass Reeves

Ely-Parker

Ely S. Parker

juan-patron-blog

The Horrell Brothers’ Revenge

andy-devine-stagecoach-blog

Andy Devine’s Divine Voice

james-averell-blog

A Pimp, Really?

willis-newton-blog

The Last Train Holdup in Texas

arizona-is-in-live-blog

Arizona is in Love…

Abraham-Lincoln-out-west

Lincoln’s Western Past

mannieclements-blog

Mannie Clements Found Out that Dead Men Tell no Tales

larcena-pennington-blog

Larcena Pennington

blonde-marie-blog

Blonde Marie

jack-stilwell-blog

Whirlwind of the Prairies

Andersonville-Prison-Ga-1864-Issuing-rations

Death in the Mississippi

james-williams-blog

The Lynching of Red Yeager

baron-of-arizona-blog

The Baron of Arizona

john-wesley-hardin-in-1871-blog

Did John Wesley Hardin get the drop on Wild Bill Hickok?

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One Man’s Dream

Coconut-Cake-recipe

Every Dog Has its Day

frank-still-shot-dead

Blood on the Tracks

Alfred-Jacob-Miller-the-Long-Greenhorn

In Search of the West

ospital-ward-at-Fort-Riley_1899-90

Valiant Surgeons in Army Blue

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The Great Texas Treasury Raid

john waynes brother

Who was the first white woman to scale Pikes Peak?

Rough Drafts 4/15

cord-mccoy

Cord McCoy

Jack-Stilwell

The West’s Forgotten Scout

john waynes brother

The book True Grit states Rooster Cogburn died from “night hoss.” What does that mean?

john waynes brother

What was the cost of the westward wagon trains?

john waynes brother

In The Good, the Bad and the Ugly, Lee Van Cleef (the Bad) is missing part of a finger. What happened to it? Also, did Eli Wallach play the Ugly? I have been told Van Cleef did.

john waynes brother

The 1857 Bonneville expedition against the Apache reportedly carried 700 gallons of vinegar. Why?

Six-Shooter-and-Shifting-Sand_Bob-Alexande-book-cover

Life and Death of a Valiant Texas Ranger

Neccessary-Evil-book-cover

Fratricide on Missouri Frontier

The-Big-Drift-Patrick-Dearen

When Winter Killed

Wicked-Women_Chris-Enss-book-cover

Wayward Western Women

Embattled-Rebel_James-M-McPherson.-book-review

Jefferson Davis: Across Five Aprils

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April 2015 Events

john waynes brother

What did outlaws like Frank and Jesse James do with all the loot they stole?

john waynes brother

Did Wild Bill Hickok really have the Dead Man’s Hand of aces and eights when he was killed?