Gunfight
A Gunfight?

A Gunfight?

A Doc Holliday shootout was just a lot of smoke. Most Old West gunfights were casual, almost comical affairs. Case in point: a saloon in Dallas on...

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Cave Creek Ambush

Cave Creek Ambush

December 22, 1873 Tonto Apaches vs Al Sieber and the 5th Cavalry   Stationed at Camp McDowell, northeast of Phoenix, A.T., a unit of the 5th...

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Whats in a Name?

Whats in a Name?

Having a catchy “gunfighter” name was almost a sure way to immortality. Henry McCarty might never have become famous as “Henry the Kid.” Nor would...

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Surviving a Shootout

Surviving a Shootout

John Blevins lived to tell the tale… John Blevins had a particular distinction—he was a survivor of an 1887 shootout between members of his family...

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