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““Red Buck” 1850 1895 George “Red Buck” Weightman robbed banks with Bill Doolin’s gang. After numerous attempts to capture him a posse finally got their man in a shoot-out on March 4, 1895 George “Red...
Sherman W. McMasters (1853 - 1892) Texas Ranger, Outlaw, and gunfighter. In a letter written to his father, Will McLaury wrote that McMaster had been killed by the Cowboys. Wyatt Earp claimed in the Flood manuscript that McMaster had been killed in 1898 in the Philippines while serving as a soldier in the Spanish American War. However, official records do not list him as a soldier. A probate record filed by his siblings in 1906 listed his death in Colorado in 1892.
Emmett Dalton, part of the Dalton gang, he survived the Coffeyville, Kansas raid despite receiving 23 gunshot wounds. After serving 14 years in prison, he was released and became an author and actor in Hollywood. Born May 3, 1871, died July 13 1937 in Los Angeles, California
Johnny Ringo - Wild West Gunman
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November 3, 1883 - Self-described "Black Bart the poet" (real name Charles Bowles) gets away with his last stagecoach robbery, but leaves a clue that eventually leads to his capture. He was terrified of horses and committed all of his robberies on foot. This, together with poems left at the robbery sites, earned him notoriety. Through all his years as highwayman, he never fired a gunshot. He was always courteous and used no foul language (except in poems).
Outlaws & Scoundrels | Emmett Dalton, outlaw member of the Dalton Gang
Emmett Dalton, aka: Charley McLaughlin (1871-1937) - Outlaw member of the Dalton Gang, he survived the raid on Coffeyville, Kansas but was shot and captured while attempting to rescue his brother Bob. He served over fourteen years in prison, moved to Hollywood, California and wrote a book about the Dalton Gang.
Laura Bullion–1876–1961–Female Outlaw
Laura Bullion (October 1876 – December 2, 1961) was a female outlaw of the Old West. Most sources indicate that Bullion was born of German and Native American heritage in Knickerbocker, near Mertzon in Irion County, Texas; the exact day of her birth is unclear. Data in the 1880 and 1900 Federal Census suggests that…
The Outlaw "Dirty Dave" Rudabaugh
Rudabaugh was a notorious cattle rustler, stagecoach and train robber during the 1870s and 80s. He was known to have ridden with the infamous “Billy the Kid” and some say, the only man Billy ever feared.
Real - William Christian--aka "Black Jack" Christian 1856-1897.. during the late 1880s and early 1890s, he and his brother Bob Christian organized the "High Fives Gang", operating around New Mexico Territory. The Gang robbed banks and killed several lawmen and were pursued to Arizona. A Posse located them in a small canyon, and ambushed them, killing all four members of the gang. Their bodies were placed on display, and the canyon is now known as "Black Jack Canyon"- ... JamesAZiegler.com
Emmett Dalton. Grave Site: Kingfisher Cemetery. Year Buried: 1937. Where: Kingfisher, Oklahoma. Emmett Dalton was the only Dalton brother to survive the gang’s ill-fated dual bank robbery in Coffeyville, Kansas, in October 1892. Sentenced to life in prison, he got out on parole after 14 years and ended up writing a book about the Dalton Gang’s exploits, When the Daltons Rode.
The Johnson County War: 1892 Invasion of Northern Wyoming
In April 1892, a private army of 52 cattle barons, their employees and hired Texas guns invaded Johnson County in northern Wyoming, intending to kill as many as 70 men they suspected of being rustlers or rustler sympathizers. The invaders managed to kill