7 edition of Gunfighters of the Old West II found in the catalog.
by Wild Horse Publishing
Written in English
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|Number of Pages||230|
The Last Gunfighter series is a very famous book series of the western fiction genre. It is comprised of 23 books in total, which were released between the years and The series is written by one of the prominent authors from America named William W. Johnstone. The Wild West of nineteenth century America was at times a chaotic and unruly place, not helped by the lack of law enforcement officials. Even so, many myths have arisen about the period. Here, Robert Walsh debunks the myths and shares what really happened. The Wild West was the home of many colorful (often disreputable) characters.
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William L. “Buffalo Bill” Brooks () – Lawman turned outlaw, Brooks served as marshal in Newton and Dodge City, Kansas, before being arrested for horse and two other men were lynched by a vigilante mob on J Henry Newton Brown (–) – Fought with the Regulators in the Lincoln County War of New Mexico. He then worked as a sheriff in Tascosa, Texas. One thing the Old West didn’t lack was men who were ready for a gunfight. Men such as these were called gunmen, pistoleers, and shootists; the term gunslinger is only a Hollywood creation.
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The Old West; The Gunfighters Hardcover – Import, January 1, by Paul & Time-Life Editors Trachtman (Author) out of 5 stars 24 ratings/5(24). Time-Life Books The Old West Series Complete 26 Volume Set Keith Wheeler.
out of 5 stars Hardcover. $ The Old West; The Gunfighters/5(22). First of all,let me resolve any confusion about this one shown with these reviews is the edition published It is the same book first published in as one in the Time-Life set,"The Old West",of 26 book beautiful brown leatherette,tooled, volumes,each on different aspects of the Old book has a different colored picture on the cover representing the topic of that /5(14).
Robert K. DeArment is a University of Toledo, Ohio, graduate whose field of interest is nineteenth-century American history with special emphasis on outlaws and law enforcement in the frontier West.
He is the author of Bat Masterson: The Man and the Legend and the three-volume Deadly Dozen: Forgotten Gunfighters of the Old West, published by the University of Oklahoma Press. Gunfighters of the Old West The terms “ gunfighter ” or “gunslinger,” as they are most often called today, are actually more modern words utilized in Gunfighters of the Old West II book and literature of the 20th Century.
During the days of the “real” Wild West, men who had gained a reputation as being dangerous with a gun were more commonly called gunmen. Here are the ten greatest gunfighters of the old west.
John Wesley Hardin. Jonathan R. Davis would have been neglected by the history books if not for his incredible gun fighting skill. It was one gun fight with which he gained notoriety, where he killed 11 people by himself.
It was on December 19th of that he got into a confrontation. Gunfighter List: A. Jeff Ake – A gunfighter during the Texas Reconstruction, he claimed to have known all of the bad men of the times including John Wesley Hardin, Jesse James, Cole Younger, Bill Doolin, Sam Bass, and Ben Thompson.
William Ake – Brother to Jeff Ake, William was a gunfighter who fought in the Mason County War in Texas from. Deadly gunman and Old West folk hero James “Wild Bill” Hickok was born in Illinois on Hickok is said to have been a great shot, even as a youngster, and was well known for his marksmanship with a pistol.
Inafter a fight Hickok mistakenly believed had ended with the death of his adversary, the year-old headed west. Some of the wealthiest members of society in the Old West were elite gamblers. While gambling may have been profitable, it wasn’t exactly the safest profession. Most gamblers were also well-known gunfighters and outlaws.
This is an autographed photo of W.H. Simms and was given to a performer named Eddie Fox at the Jack Harris Saloon. Gunfighters of the Old West II [Dave Southworth] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. A Winchester or Colt made brave men even more courageous.
When conflicts erupted into gunfights, there was usually a fascinating story to tell. Gunfighters of the Old West II features such noted individuals as Doc Holliday.
Dec 2, - Explore Mike Higgins's board "Gunfighters" on Pinterest. See more ideas about Old west, Old west outlaws, Wild west pins. #Itchy trigger finger. John Wesley Hardin ( – Aug ) was an American Old West outlaw, gunfighter, and controversial folk son of a Methodist preacher, Hardin got into trouble with the law from an early age.
He killed his first man at age 15; he claimed it was in self-defense. The Old West is a series of books about the fundamental founding of the American Old West, published by Time-Life Books from through Each book focused on a different topic, such as cowboys, American Indians, gamblers and gunfighters.
There are 27 volumes in the series. Noted author Robert DeArment serves up a second helping of Wild West gunmen in this book from the University of Oklahoma Press.
As well researched as its predecessor, this volume brings to life long-forgotten gunslingers. In describing the twelve men chronicled in this book, the term 'gunfighters' in the sub-title is a bit misleading/5(7). Gunslinger / ˈ ɡ ʌ n s l ɪ ŋ ər / and gunfighter are words used historically to refer to people in the American Old West who had gained a reputation of being dangerous with a gun and had participated in gunfights and shootouts.
Gunman was a more common term used for these individuals in the 19th and early 20th century. Today, the term "gunslinger" is more or less used to denote someone. 2 Gunfight At The OK Corral. This is definitely the most famous Old West gunfight and one that turned Wyatt Earp into an icon.
However, it involved eight other people who never attained the same level of fame. At the time, older brother Virgil was actually the leader of their group because he was town marshal in Tombstone.
Old West gunfighters will always fascinate a large segment of our population. From the pages of this book (and its 43 stories) spring the grit and daring of over gunfighters. Individuals such as Billy the Kid, Jesse James, Doc Holliday, Luke Short and Butch Cassidy hold a special place in frontier history/5.
Deadly Dozen: Forgotten Gunfighters of the Old West,Vol. by Robert DeArment, University of Oklahoma Press, Norman,$ Back inWestern gunfighter guru Robert DeArment presented his first dozen forgotten gunfighters to the delight of anyone who wanted to hear about pistol-packers who haven’t gotten the publicity of say Wyatt Earp or John Weslesy Hardin.
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Buy a cheap copy of Gunfighters of the Old West II book by Dave Southworth. A Winchester or Colt made brave men even more courageous. When conflicts erupted into gunfights, there was usually a fascinating story to tell.
Gunfighters of the Free shipping over $Joseph Foster – A gunfighter and gambler, he was shot and killed by King Fisher in San Antonio, Texas in when Fisher and Ben Thompson were shot by unknown gunmen. Joel Fowler () – A gunman, gambler, and rancher, he killed over twenty men, and was lynched on Januin Socorro, New Mexico.