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Baldy Gives It Up
A stagecoach driver was the ongoing target of bandits.
Staying With His Wagon
John Braden sacrificed himself for others.
A Death Row Conversion
Bill Longley tried to improve his chances of making his maker.
“Anybody who’s ever tried to put a braid in a mule’s tale knows a thing or two more about the process than someone who hasn’t."
A Bloody Day At The Chandler Ranch
It was said of Hunt, “He would do to go tiger hunting with.”
Asa Mercer And “Go West Young Woman”
He got ambitious and decided to import 1,000 marriageable women. He didn't quite succeed in getting that many, but...
A Two-Fisted Lawman
Jeff Mynatt used his guns and more in the line of duty (and beyond).
Shooting At Siringo
A rustling investigation nearly cost the Cowboy Detective.
Outlaw Turned Lawman Turned Outlaw
The strange tale of Ben Sippy.
Unlike sign language, smoke signals aimed to send a secret message
When Did The Civil War Really Begin?
“He who controls the mouth of the Mississippi River controls the West.”
Mining Camp Law
A white man from Tennessee arrived in the California gold camps with 3 slaves