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Bat Materson -- "He never downed a man who didn't need it, and kept Dodge as steady as a church."

Bat Materson -- "He never downed a man who didn't need it, and kept Dodge as steady as a church."

Well, there just ain’t no talkin’ about the Old West, without mentioning the dozens, no hundreds – er, thousands of saloons of the American West. (Meeker, Colorado Saloon 1899.)

Well, there just ain’t no talkin’ about the Old West, without mentioning the dozens, no hundreds – er, thousands of saloons of the American West. (Meeker, Colorado Saloon 1899.)

Sundance Kid - Born in 1867 to Josiah and Annie Longabaugh in Mont Clare, Pennsylvania, Died November 7, 1908 near San Vicente, Bolivia, Occupations were bank & train robbery and criminal, Married Etta Place, Known for being a part of Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch Gang.

Sundance Kid - Born in 1867 to Josiah and Annie Longabaugh in Mont Clare, Pennsylvania, Died November 7, 1908 near San Vicente, Bolivia, Occupations were bank & train robbery and criminal, Married Etta Place, Known for being a part of Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch Gang.

The smiles of Dora Hand, some pioneers recalled, caused more revolver fights than those of any other woman in the West. A popular singer in Dodge City, Kansas, the beautiful woman was shot and killed in 1878 by a cowhand named James “Spike” Kenedy. A posse was quickly organized to chase the killer down and bring him to justice. Among the members of the posse were Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, Charlie Bassett and Bill Tilghman.

The smiles of Dora Hand, some pioneers recalled, caused more revolver fights than those of any other woman in the West. A popular singer in Dodge City, Kansas, the beautiful woman was shot and killed in 1878 by a cowhand named James “Spike” Kenedy. A posse was quickly organized to chase the killer down and bring him to justice. Among the members of the posse were Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, Charlie Bassett and Bill Tilghman.

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Wyatt Earp Dodge City Peacemaker Rifle Brass Flat Tag K266

Wyatt Earp Dodge City Peacemaker Rifle Brass Flat Tag K266

Old West gunfighter Bat Masterson.  was a colorful figure - an army scout, gambler, buffalo hunter, frontier lawman in Dodge City, and eventually a US Marshall. He was friends with Wyatt Earp, and had visited Wyatt in Tombstone, Arizona shortly before the showdown at the OK Coral. Later in life, after the West had been tamed, he settled in New York City, and worked as a sportes editor for the New York Morning Telegraph.

Old West gunfighter Bat Masterson. was a colorful figure - an army scout, gambler, buffalo hunter, frontier lawman in Dodge City, and eventually a US Marshall. He was friends with Wyatt Earp, and had visited Wyatt in Tombstone, Arizona shortly before the showdown at the OK Coral. Later in life, after the West had been tamed, he settled in New York City, and worked as a sportes editor for the New York Morning Telegraph.

William Barclay "Bat" Masterson between 1880 and 1890

William Barclay "Bat" Masterson between 1880 and 1890

Here is a wonderfully iconic cowboy tintype. It is believed to be late 1870s to early 1880s.

Here is a wonderfully iconic cowboy tintype. It is believed to be late 1870s to early 1880s.

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