old west lawmen
Battle of the Plaza

Battle of the Plaza

Bat Masterson vs. Peacock & Updegraff Things Go Lickety-Bang! Bullets Careen into the Long Branch   Traveling mostly by rail, Bat Masterson...

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Bat Masterson

Bat Masterson

The deadly and dangerous life of the man who invented Wyatt Earp. Thanks to a 1960s television show starring Gene Barry, Bat Masterson was called a...

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Shot or Sprained?

Shot or Sprained?

  What kind of injury did Bill Tilghman suffer during a famous raid? There are a lot of Old West stories that may or may not be true. One of...

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Bounties

Bounties

How was reward money collected in the Old West? Was it paid out by local law enforcement, banks, the court system, or did it come from some other...

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