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Charles DeRudio led a stranger-than-fiction life.
C. Lee Noyes
The Black Man at Little Big Horn
Isaiah Dorman is known for his death—but his life was also noteworthy.
Custer’s Black Hills Trail leads to adventure across three states.
A Treaty Goes Up in Smoke
The 1868 Treaty of Fort Laramie was violated almost as soon as the ink dried.
Review of Deanne Stillman's
Fake News Guru
His strange story about Olive Oatman’s grandson is finally unveiled.
The Oatman Massacre
The Oatman Family vs Yavapai Raiders
Bob Boze Bell
Who Killed the Texas Terror?
John Wesley Hardin often gets the credit for murdering Sheriff Jack Helm. But does he deserve it?
America’s First Cavalry Blade
Despite severe drawbacks, the handsome 1833 Dragoon horsemen’s saber earned a solid place in history with the U.S. Cavalry.
Sitting with Wyatt Earp
Never-before-seen biographer materials donated to the Tombstone Courthouse.
The Nation’s Worst Single Lynching
A bloody Chinese massacre finds a new audience through
The Jade Pendant.
Henry C. Parke
The Suspect Savannah Strike
Did the James-Younger Gang commit an 1867 robbery in Missouri?