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Jim French: Lincoln County War survivor

Jim French took part in the Lincoln County War.

From regulator to outlaw to settle a score.

Thought he flipped his lid

After joining Billy the Kid, 42 more words

Beckwith Brothers

When yer’ star doesn’t shine

very few will pay you any mind.

Just ask John an’ Robert Beckwith,

real brothers, an’ brothers in law… the tarnished kind. 220 more words

Gardner's 'Fast Horse' is a fast, informative read

There have been dozens of books written about Billy the Kid, so why pick up To Hell on a Fast Horse? Because of Mark Lee Gardner’s meticulous research which, in my opinion, gives far more substance to this subject than so many others written about the famous outlaw and the sheriff who hunted him down. 370 more words


Billy the Kid photo shows outlaw playing croquet; could be sold for $5M

A newly discovered photo showing legendary Western outlaw Billy the Kid playing a leisurely game of croquet could be worth $5 million.

The faded 4-by-5 inch black-and-white image was found in a cardboard box at a junk shop in Fresno, California, by a collector in 2010. 281 more words


New image shows Billy the Kid playing croquet......

Billy the Kid tintype authenticated by Americana expert and coin dealer Kagin’s (Kagin’s).

A rare coin dealer in California has concluded that a grainy image of legendary gunman Billy the Kid playing croquet is the real thing and could be worth as much as $5 million. 724 more words

New Mexico

Walks Through the Cemetery - Part 3

Last week, I discussed the man who shot Billy the Kid, who is buried in the cemetery behind my house. It turns out there’s a gravestone for the man who defended Billy the Kid at his trial as well. 362 more words


Historic Lincoln County, New Mexico

After our stop over in Roswell, we headed west toward Lincoln County, New Mexico. Specifically, we were headed to the Lincoln Historical Site along the Billy the Kid Trail. 651 more words