Real -Frank C. Stilwell (1856 - March 20, 1882) was an outlaw Cowboy who murdered at least two men in Cochise County during 1877-1882. He was closely involved in the events leading up to and following the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral on October 26, 1881, and was suspected in the murder of Morgan Earp on March 18, 1882. Two days after Morgan's death, Frank Stilwell was killed in retribution by Deputy U.S. Marshal Wyatt Earp in a Tucson train yard.- ... JamesAZiegler.com
In this rare historic photo, Luke Short, Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday, Bat Masterson, Bill Tilghman and Jim Masterson, along with Pat and Mike Sughrue, are among the people shown in front of the Wichita County bank at Coronado, shortly after the famous county-seat gunfight. (Photo courtesy of the Wichita County Museum)
Pat Garrett was an American Old West lawman. He is best known for killing Billy the Kid in 1881, an act that eventually sullied his reputation as it was rumored to be an unfair fight. Garrett became friends with Theodore Roosevelt, who appointed him as a customs agent in El Paso, Texas. He retired to his ranch in New Mexico and was allegedly killed by Jesse Wayne Brazel.
“The most dangerous outlaw in Indian Territory,” Ned Christie was shot to death in 1892. His body was placed on a board (back row, third from left), while U.S. deputy marshals posed with their “prize” and their 1873 and 1886 Winchester lever-action rifles—along with one trapdoor Springfield single-shot rifle. Christie holds his .44-40, 1873 Winchester for the last time.
Isom Dart ~ A Black Cowboy It seems history has conspired against the many cowboys of color. Isom Dart is one of those black cowboys whose adventures are often left untold. Born a slave in Arkansas and later freed by the Civil War he rode West. His pursuits ranged from rodeo rider to cattle rustler. His life came to an abrupt end when he was shot down in Cold Springs, Colorado by an unknown assailant on October 3, 1900.