The Rise of the Cow-Boys In search of the real Curly Bill.

The cowboys’ genesis lay in the savvy and the six-shooters of John Kinney, one of the most notorious outlaws of the Southwest. Kinney was a New Englander who came to New Mexico Territory about 1870 as a member of the 3rd U.S. Cavalry. On his discharge in 1873, he established a cattle ranch on the … Continue reading The Rise of the Cow-Boys In search of the real Curly Bill.