Tag: Texas

John Selman Pt. III

About the same time John Selman shot and killed Bass Outlaw John Wesley Hardin rode into El Paso and hung up his shingle…

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John Selman Pt. II

In El Paso Selman spent most of his time in the city’s gambling dens and an occasional job as a constable. In August, 18…

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John Selman Pt. I

The question came up the other day, was John Selman a lawman, bad guy or a back-shooter? The answer is: All of the above…

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Lawman Bill Cruger

Bill Cruger was a tough lawman in Shackleford County, Texas (which included Fort Griffin) in the 1870s. He was originall…

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