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John Tunstall - Mar. 6, 1853 Feb. 18, 1878. His assassination sparked the Lincoln County Wars

Feb John Tunstall is murdered. Long simmering tensions in Lincoln County, New Mexico, explode into a bloody shooting war when gunmen murder the English rancher John Tunstall. Tunstall had.

Tombstone Arizona Marshal Fred White was shot and killed by a group of five outlaws who were shooting up the town. When Marshal White asked the leader to stop shooting the man walked up to him, his gun discharged as Marshal White grabbed the barrel and pulled it towards him. The suspect was taken into custody by legendary lawman Wyatt Earp and two other Earp brothers. Marshal White had served in law enforcement for 5 years. He is buried in Row 6, Boothill Cemetery, Tombstone, AZ. EOW…

Tombstone Arizona Marshal Fred White was shot and killed by a group of five…

Bob Olinger and Tony Neis  This photo was taken in Santa Fe, New Mexico on March 1, 1881, eight weeks before Olinger was shot and killed by Billy the Kid at Lincoln. Both Neis and Olinger composed part of the group that escorted Billy the Kid to La Mesilla to stand trial.

Bob Olinger and Tony Neis This photo was taken in Santa Fe, New Mexico on March…

James "Jim" Bowie (c. 1796 – March 6, 1836) - American pioneer, soldier, smuggler, slave trader, and land speculator, who played a prominent role in the Texas Revolution, culminating in his death at the Battle of the Alamo

slave trader, and land speculator, . in the Texas Revolution, culminating in his death at the Battle of the Alamo

Charles Bowdre, one of the regulators along with Billy the Kid in the Lincoln County War, and his wife, Mannela Herrera Bowdre. Photo by James N. Furlong, 1878. Palace of the Governors Photo Archives 105048.

Charles Bowdre, one of the regulators along with Billy the Kid in the Lincoln County War, and his wife, Mannela Herrera Bowdre. Furlong, Palace of the Governors Photo Archives

Billy the Kid, Dick Brewer, Alex McSween

A Collection of Missouri and Partisan ranger original images of Quantrill guerrillas.

Bat Masterson & Wyatt EarpAt the height of the cattle driving days, in 1876, two of the Old West’s most famous lawmen posed together in Dodge City, Kansas.– Courtesy Jeff Morey –

Bat Masterson stands alongside his friend Wyatt Earp in this 1876 photo. At the time, they were Ford County deputies. Masterson was and Earp was

Josiah Gordon "Doc" Scurlock, 1849-1929. Studied medicine in New Orleans before going to New Mexico. After a dispute with his employer, John Chisum, he went to Arizona, met Charlie Bowdre, and began a cheese business. In 1876, they started a ranch in Lincoln County. Scurlock and Bowdre married sisters Antonia and Manuela Herrera, becoming brothers-in-law. He became the third leader of the Regulators after the death of Frank McNab. In 1879, Scurlock left for Texas, and died in Eastland at age…

Josiah Gordon "Doc" Scurlock, Studied medicine in New Orleans before…

Bob Olinger (1850 - April 28, 1881) - Deputy at Lincoln County, New Mexico *Killed along with fellow deputy James Bell, by Billy The Kid

Bob Olinger - April - Deputy at Lincoln County, New Mexico *Killed along with fellow deputy James Bell, by Billy The Kid

Robert Olinger - Killer With a Badge. Though Robert "Bob” Olinger was a lawman, he was actually better known as a killer with a penchant for fighting in range wars. In 1876 he was named marshal of Seven Rivers in Lincoln County, New Mexico. However, the job was short lived as he was soon fired when he was suspected of consorting with an outlaw band. This would be the "norm” for Olinger. His participation in the Lincoln County War would be a fatal mistake as he was shot dead by Billy the Kid

Robert Olinger - Killer With a Badge. Though Robert "Bob” Olinger was a lawman…

Purported Photos of Billy the Kid, page 4

Purported Photo of Billy the Kid

Richard M. Brewer (1850-1878). Born on February 19, 1850. Settling down in Lincoln County, New Mexico, he befriended his neighbor, John Tunstall, who was in a feud with the Murphy/ Dolan faction, known as the  Lincoln County War. By March 1, 1878, Brewer was appointed constable by the Magistrate. His group, known as "The Regulators,” included Billy the Kid and other deputies.

Richard Brewer (February 1850 – April - American cowboy and Lincoln County, New Mexico, lawman. He was the founding leader of the Regulators, a deputized posse who fought in the Lincoln County War.

Wyatt Earp in Nome, Alaska with long-time friend and former Tombstone mayor and editor John Clum

the real Wyatt Earp in Nome, Alaska with long-time friend and former Tombstone mayor and editor John Clum

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