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A Lucky Choice
George Bird Grinnell’s life was changed by one decision.
Wild Bill Brawls with Fort Hays Soldiers
The story of a man who almost killed Hickok at Fort Hays.
Was General Nathan Bedford Forrest Brilliant or Insane?
The sanity of one of the most brilliant Civil War generals.
The heavy Model 1840 Cavalry Saber earned this dubious nickname, yet served for decades.
Did the Punitive Expedition influence the start of the Immigration and Naturalization Service/U.S. Border Patrol?
The Cross Draw
True West reader
asks if Old West gunmen and cavalrymen using the cross draw were as fast as using a normal draw.
Arab Berbers Ride Hard
Bob Boze Bell
Will C. Barnes: Soldier, Cowboy, Author and Storyteller
Will C. Barnes is perhaps best known today for his book,
Arizona Place Names
but his contributions in early Arizona were many including receiving the Medal of Honor for bravery during the Indian Wars.
Discover Texas Western Heritage
Celebrating the Frontier and the Horse Soldier in San Angelo. (Sponsored by San Angelo Convention & Visitors Bureau)
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.
Cavalry, Cowboys, and Indians
he U.S. Cavalry’s last campaign on American soil saw a mixture of the old and the new in weaponry and tactics.