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Why are sheriff’s badges almost always star-shaped?
Why do military men salute?
What is the origin of the stripe down the trouser leg of military uniforms? Also, in the 1880s, soldiers wore dress helmets that resembled those worn in Germany. Why was that?
Buffalo Bill’s First Scalp for Custer
Paul L. Hedren
Can you please tell me what the phrase “I’m your huckleberry” means?
Robert J. Chandler
Strange Hats and Buckskin Coats
What Did Custer and His Men Look Like On The Day They Died?
Begging Billy’s Pardon
The New Mexico Legislature has been debating Senate Joint Memorial 43 which requests that “the governor pardon Henry McCarty, also known as ‘Billy the Kid’, in recognition of his descendants living and working in New Mexico.” Public opinion has been mixed, as you can imagine.
Bob Boze Bell & Leon Metz
Did most saloons have spittoons in them?
I’ve been to Death Valley a couple of times, and both times inquired at the ranger station about any remnants or trail ruts made from the old 20-mule team borax trains. I was told that there may be some ruts and trails, but no one was sure. I find it hard
What happened to Abe Thompson, the Mohave County Outlaw and one-time partner of Fleming Parker? Some say he was hanged—if so when and where?
What Did Custer Really Look Like on the Day He Died?
Paul Andrew Hutton