Allison was a gunfighter
and well known historic figure of the American Old West.
was a legendary lawman, lawyer, and politician
in the closing days of the American wild west.
Bass was a nineteenth-century train robber and Old West
was, for 21 months of a two-year term, the sheriff of Cochise County in the
the Kid Henry
McCarty, better known as Billy the Kid, but also known by the
aliases Henry Antrim and William H. Bonney, was a
19th-century American frontier outlaw and gunman who participated in the
so-called Lincoln County War. -
"Curly Bill" Brocius or Brocious
was an American Old West outlaw, gunman and member of the Cow-boys
outlaw gang of the Tombstone area in the Arizona Territory during the
early 1880s. -
Bull (Lakota: Tanka I-Yotank, also nicknamed
or "Slow") was a Hunkpapa
Lakota Sioux holy man, born near the Grand River in South Dakota and
killed by reservation police on the Standing Rock Indian Reservation
during an attempt to arrest him and prevent him from supporting the
Ghost Dance movement. -
is a western sheriff, hardware store owner
and U.S. Marshal. -
American frontiersman. -
is an Indian trader, guide, and interpreter, born in the
Hiwassee region of Tennessee, probably in 1805 or 1806. The
Chisholm Trail is named after him. -
Chisum is a wealthy cattle baron
in the American West in the mid-to-late 1880s. The Chisum's family moves
to Texas in 1837, with Chisum finding work as a building contractor. He
also serves as county clerk in Lamar County. -
is a western outlaw and gunfighter who is
one of the survivors of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
is born in Callaway County,
Missouri, and grows up to be one of the pivotal players in the gunfight
at the O.K. Corral, one of the most famous events of the American Old
(K'uu-ch'ish = "firewood") is a chief (a nantan)
of the Chokonen ("central" or "real" Chiricahua)
band of the Chiricahua Apache and the leader of an uprising that began
in 1861. Cochise County, Arizona is named after him. -
F. "Buffalo Bill" Cody
is an American soldier,
bison hunter and showman. He is born in the Iowa Territory, near Le
David J. Cook
is an American western lawman and City
Marshal of Denver, Colorado, responsible for over 3,000 arrests.
Crook is a career United States Army
officer, most noted for his distinguished service during the
American Civil War and the Indian Wars.
George Armstrong Custer
was a United States Army officer and cavalry commander in the
Civil War and the Indian Wars.
was a train robber and member of the Dalton
Gang in the American Old West.
was the younger brother of Wyatt Earp, the
famous gunfighter. Morgan was involved in the gunfight at the O.K.
Corral, where he was wounded. -
was one of the men involved in the
Gunfight at the O.K. Corral in the Arizona Territory of the United
States. He spent his life in law enforcement, although ironically it is
his younger brother Wyatt Earp, who spent most of his life as a gambler,
who is better known in popular history as a western lawman.
was the younger brother of Wyatt Earp,
Morgan Earp, Virgil Earp, James Earp, and Newton Earp. Like most of his
brothers he was a lawman in the American West. Following the vendetta
ride, Warren left Arizona for a time. He returned in 1891, and worked as
a mail stage driver on the route between Willcox and Fort Grant.
was an American farmer,
teamster, sometime buffalo hunter, officer of the law in various Western
frontier towns, gambler, saloon-keeper, miner, and boxing referee.
was an American Old
West lawman, bartender, and customs agent who was best known for killing
Billy the Kid. He was also the sheriff of Lincoln County, New Mexico.
"one who yawns"; often spelled Goyathlay or Goyahkla in
English) was a prominent Native American leader of the Chiricahua Apache
who fought against Mexico and the United States and their expansion into
Apache tribal lands for several decades.
Goodnight was a cattle rancher in the American West, perhaps the
best known rancher in Texas. He is sometimes known as the "father
of the Texas Panhandle." -
John Wesley Hardin
outlaw and gunfighter of the American Old West. He was born in Bonham,
Fannin County, Texas. By the time he went to prison in 1878, he claimed
to have killed 44 men.
John Coffee Hays
was a Texas
Ranger captain and military officer of the Republic of Texas and the
United States armies. Hays served in several armed conflicts, including
the Indian and the Mexican-American wars.
James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok
, better known as Wild Bill Hickok, was a figure
in the American Old West. His skills as a gunfighter and scout, along
with his reputation as a lawman, provided the basis for his fame,
although some of his exploits are fictionalized. -
was an American dentist, gambler, and
gunfighter of the American Old West frontier who is usually remembered
for his friendship with Wyatt Earp and the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.
Horn was an American Old West lawman, scout, soldier, hired gunman,
detective, outlaw and assassin. On the day before his 43rd birthday, he
was hanged for murder. -
Big Nose Kate Horony
, better known as "Big Nose
Kate", and also known by aliases Kate Fisher, Kate Elder, and Mary
Katherine Cummings was the long-time companion/common law wife of
gunfighter Doc Holliday in the American Old West.
James was an American outlaw in the state of Missouri and
the most famous member of the James-Younger Gang. After his death, he
became a legendary figure of the Wild West. -
Jeffords was a U.S. Army scout, Indian agent, and later a
stagecoach driver in the Arizona Territory. His friendship with Cochise
was instrumental in ending the Indian wars in that region. -
Black Jack Ketchum,
also known as "Black Jack", was at first an ordinary cowboy and
cattle driver who later turned to a life of crime.
Little Bighorn Battle (Custer's Last Stand)
Marcus was a professional
dancer and actress who became best known as the wife of famed Old West
lawman and gambler Wyatt Earp.
Benjamin McCulloch was a soldier in the Texas Revolution, a Texas
Ranger, a U.S. marshal, and a brigadier general in the army of the
Confederate States during the American Civil War. -
Buckey O'Neill was a American
soldier, sheriff, newspaper editor, miner, politician, gambler and
lawyer, mainly in Arizona. -
(born Phoebe Ann Mosey) was an American sharpshooter
and exhibition shooter. Oakley's amazing talent and timely rise to fame
led to a starring role in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show, which
propelled her to become the first American female superstar.
Commodore Perry Owens
was a lawman and gunfighter of the old west.
Zebulon Pike was an American
soldier and explorer for whom Pikes Peak in Colorado is named. His Pike
expedition, often compared to the Lewis and Clark Expedition, mapped
much of the southern portion of the Louisiana Purchase.
was a cowboy who became a legend of the
American Old West because, among other things, of his affiliation with
the Clanton Gang in the era of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, in
was a hunter, trapper, fur trader and explorer of the
Rocky Mountains, the American West Coast and the Southwest during the
nineteenth century. Jedediah Smith's explorations were significant in
opening the American West to expansion by white settlers.
Maybelle Shirley Reed Starr, better known as Belle Starr was
a famous American female outlaw.
Stoudenmire was an Old West gunman and lawman, who gained fame for a brief
gunfight that was later dubbed the "Four Dead in Five Seconds
Gunfight". Stoudenmire had a deadly reputation in his day and was involved in
more gunfights than most of his better known contemporaries, such as
John Selman, Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, Elfego Baca, Luke Short, and Doc
Samuel Hamilton Walker
was a Texas Ranger captain and military officer of the Republic of
Texas and the United States armies. Walker served in several armed
conflicts, including the Indian and the Mexican-American wars.
Cassidy/Robert Parker born Robert LeRoy Parker,
was a notorious American train robber, bank robber and leader of the
Hole in the Wall Gang.
Longabaugh sometimes spelled
also known as The Sundance Kid, was an outlaw and member of Butch
Cassidy's Wild Bunch, in the American Old West.
Robert McAlpin Williamson
was a Republic of Texas Supreme Court Justice, state lawmaker and Texas
Ranger. Williamson County, Texas is named for him.
was a famous Confederate guerrilla and an outlaw after the
American Civil War. With his brothers Jim, John and Bob Younger, he
joined with Jesse and Frank James to lead the James-Younger gang of