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The Emperor Ruled San Francisco
Joshua Norton was beloved for his eccentricities.
Justice for a Journalist
Vigilantes closed the case of a California killer.
So you Want to be a Cowboy
There’s been many a young man or woman who dreamed of climbing into a time machine and transporting themselves back to the days when the West was wild and free.
The Notorious Dutch Henry
Dutch Henry Borne was one of the most prevalent and notorious livestock thieves in the West.
Gunfight at the Chandler Ranch
Billy Breakenridge, Richard “Zwing Hunt,” was one of the baddest of the bad hombres.
A Warning for Abolitionists
A Methodist pastor paid for his views on slavery.
Arizona’s First US Marshal
Milton Duffield was a gunman who came to a tragic end.
Attacks on the Butterfield Stage
The Butterfield Overland stage did come under Apache attack on at least two occasions.
The cliché of the jail bars, with the big window is quite unrealistic.
Setting up Shop
Ed Schieffelin’s early base of operations was the Brunckow Cabin.
Baz Outlaw was the kind of guy you didn’t want be anywhere near when he was drinking.
The Deadly Cabin
Many people were killed at the Brunckow place.