The Posse Comitatus Act of 1878 which limits the power of the federal government in the use of federal military personnel to enforce domestic...
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Sherman McMaster: Good Guy or Bad?
Sherm McMaster was one of the more interesting characters in the Cochise County War. He was born in Rock Island, Illinois in 1853. Not much is known...
Shoot-out at Cottonwood Springs?
Wyatt Earp vs. Curly Bill Brocius March 24, 1882 Map by Gus Walker Based on the research of Bill Evans Wyatt Earp and his men take breakfast...
Shotguns at Midnight: Virgil Earp vs. Unknown Assailants
Suspicion Points to Ike Clanton, Johnny Ringo, Curly Bill Brocius, Hank Swilling and Frank Stilwell. Take Your Pick!
Curly Bill Brocius
The outlaws of Cochise County during the 1880s were a hard breed and the fact that Curly Bill was one of their leaders says something of his...
Shoot-Out at Cottonwood Springs?
March 24, 1882 Wyatt Earp and his men take breakfast north of Contention, Arizona, on the San Pedro, then ride south toward the Babocomari River to...