Civil War
Wagons Ho!

Wagons Ho!

True West's historians reveal the real history behind Taylor Sheridan’s 1883.   Hollywood producers, directors and writers have often attempted...

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The Indian Civil War

The Indian Civil War

For the Cherokee, the conflict pitted brother against brother. The Civil War not only split the United States, but it also tore apart various Indian...

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What is Sowbelly?

What is Sowbelly?

Do you remember the lyrics from a verse in the song, "Old Chisholm Trail," "Bacon and beans most every day, we'll soon be eatin' that prairie hay,...

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Military Sockets

Military Sockets

During the Civil War cavalry troopers carried their carbines in what were called sockets. These were leather rings only about three or four inches...

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