It’s Hamer Time!

TWM-Hamer_scaled-4BnBLong vilified as a treacherous lawman, Texas Ranger Frank Hamer survived 52 gunfights, was wounded 23 times in the line of duty and, he was declared dead, not once, but twice. Think about this: if you added up all the gunfights that Billy the Kid, Wyatt Earp and Wild Bill Hickok participated in, you would come out with perhaps 21 fights. I say “perhaps,” because some of these historic fights are controversial, to say the least. At any rate, Hamer had more gunfights than three of the Wild West’s most famous characters had—combined!

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