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Belle Starr, outlaw. "Belle always harbored a strong sense of style, which would feed into her later legend. A crack shot, she used to ride sidesaddle while dressed in a black velvet riding habit and a plumed hat, carrying two pistols, with cartridge belts across her hips" - Wikipedia

Belle Starr, outlaw. "Belle always harbored a strong sense of style, which would feed into her later legend. A crack shot, she used to ride sidesaddle while dressed in a black velvet riding habit and a plumed hat, carrying two pistols, with cartridge belts across her hips" - Wikipedia

Fred Waite and Henry Brown fought many a battle alongside William Bonney, aka Billy the Kid, in the Lincoln County War.

Fred Waite and Henry Brown fought many a battle alongside William Bonney, aka Billy the Kid, in the Lincoln County War.

Tough Customers of the Old West  Are they (L to R) Frank James, Fletch Taylor, and Jesse James  The hombre standing in the center has a Whitney Navy conversion revolver tucked in his vest

Tough Customers of the Old West Are they (L to R) Frank James, Fletch Taylor, and Jesse James The hombre standing in the center has a Whitney Navy conversion revolver tucked in his vest

Morgan Earp (1851-1882) shot and killed playing pool at Campbell and Hatch's Saloon in Tombstone. Buried at Hermosa Cemetery in Colton, California.

Morgan Earp (1851-1882) shot and killed playing pool at Campbell and Hatch's Saloon in Tombstone. Buried at Hermosa Cemetery in Colton, California.

Jim Miller, killer of Pat Garrett. On February 28, 1908, ex-lawman and killer of Billy The Kid, Pat Garrett, was killed near Las Cruces, New Mexico. Miller was alleged to have committed the murder and to have been paid to do so, but this is unlikely since Jesse Wayne Brazel confessed to the crime. Brazel was tried and released on the grounds of self defense. Historians still disagree over the ultimate facts of Garrett's murder, but the consensus is that it happened without Miller's…

Jim Miller, killer of Pat Garrett. On February 28, 1908, ex-lawman and killer of Billy The Kid, Pat Garrett, was killed near Las Cruces, New Mexico. Miller was alleged to have committed the murder and to have been paid to do so, but this is unlikely since Jesse Wayne Brazel confessed to the crime. Brazel was tried and released on the grounds of self defense. Historians still disagree over the ultimate facts of Garrett's murder, but the consensus is that it happened without Miller's…

Jim Bowie, American pioneer and hero, and his signature knife. Born in Kentucky, Bowie lived in Louisiana and died at the Alamo.

Jim Bowie, American pioneer and hero, and his signature knife. Born in Kentucky, Bowie lived in Louisiana and died at the Alamo.

One of Deadwood's most colorful characters, John Perrett, more often referred to as "Potato Creek Johnny,” is credited with finding one of the world’s largest gold nuggets. Though many say the nugget was actually several nuggets melted together, the tale persists, along with stories of Perrett’s other eccentricities. Hailing from Wales, Perrett immigrated to the US in 1883 when he was just 17 and before long had made his way to Deadwood, South Dakota to seek his fortune.

One of Deadwood's most colorful characters, John Perrett, more often referred to as "Potato Creek Johnny,” is credited with finding one of the world’s largest gold nuggets. Though many say the nugget was actually several nuggets melted together, the tale persists, along with stories of Perrett’s other eccentricities. Hailing from Wales, Perrett immigrated to the US in 1883 when he was just 17 and before long had made his way to Deadwood, South Dakota to seek his fortune.

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