Wyatt Earp with his mother Virginia Ann Cooksey Earp c. 1856.
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Joseph Isaac "Ike" Clanton Born: 1847 Callaway County Missouri, USA Death: Jun., 1887, USA Infamous Arizona cattle rustler and cause of the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Isaac "Ike" Clanton was a member of the "Cowboy" faction in Tombstone and an enemy of the Earp brothers and Doc Holliday. . He was buried that same day in an unmarked grave near the spot where he fell. (bio by: James Crawley)
The Rufus Buck Gang was an outlaw multi-racial gang of members who were part African American and part Creek Indian. They operated in the Indian Territory of the Arkansas-Oklahoma area from 1895 to 1896. Formed by Rufus Buck, the gang consisted of Lewis Davis, Sam Sampson, Maoma July, and Lucky Davis.
William Milton "Billy" Breakenridge (December 25, 1846 - January 31, 1931) was an American lawman, teamster, railroader, soldier and author. He was assistant Tombstone City Marshal in the Arizona Territory when the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral took place.
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In 1881, Cochise County was formed from the eastern part of Pima County with Tombstone, Arizona as the county seat. Sheriff John Behan, was the first Sheriff of Tombstone and wore a badge matching this reproduction. Old West Badge-Sheriff Tombstone at CircleKB.com All Western Cowboy
Old West Badge-Sheriff Tombstone
Northfield Bank Raid, the James-Younger Gang wore flowing dusters to conceal their guns. Once inside, they dropped their coats and demanded the money from the vault. Joseph Lee Heywood, the bank clerk on duty, was killed when he refused to open the safe. When the townspeople were alerted and the shooting started, the robbers dropped everything and fled. In the melee that followed, Nicholas Gustavson, a Swedish town resident, was killed, as were gang members Clell Miller and William Stiles.
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Henry McCarty (Billy The Kid), Doc Holiday, Jesse James Carlie Bowdre. Las Vegas, New Mexico 1879. Billy Doc were deputies of the law, and Jesse Charlie were peace officers- which the white flag hanging from the pockets represented.
Jim Bowie, Born: 1795 in Georgia Died: March 6, 1836 at the Alamo near San Antonio, Texas. Jim Bowie was a bold and adventuresome, knife wielding, fighter. He was an aggressive frontiersman that lived most of his life in Louisiana. He had a passion for dealing in land speculation, and was famous for his long knife that was named after him. Jim Bowie moved to Texas in 1828 and he joined the fight against Santa Anna for the independence of Texas from Mexico at the Alamo.
Christopher Kit” Carson (1809-1868) -- Carson was a legendary scout, mountain man and Indian fighter, who ranged throughout the West, lived on the Santa Fe Trail near Cimarron, New Mexico, and later in Taos, New Mexico. After the Civil War, Carson moved to Colorado in the hope of expanding his ranching business. He died there in 1868, and the following year his remains were moved to a small cemetery near his old home in Taos, New Mexico.
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Warren Baxter Earp (March 9, 1855 – July 6, 1900) was the youngest brother of Wyatt, Morgan, Virgil, James, and Newton Earp. Although he was not present during the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, after Virgil was maimed in an ambush, Warren joined Wyatt and was in town when Morgan was assassinated. He also helped Wyatt in the hunt for the outlaws they believed responsible. Later in life, Warren developed a reputation as a bully and was killed in an argument in 1900.
Burt Alvord (1866-after 1910), or Burton Alvord, was a little known lawman and later outlaw of the Old West, who witnessed the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral at age 15. He began working as a deputy under Cochise County Sheriff John Slaughter in 1886 but later turned to train robbery around the start of the 20th century.
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Robert Dotson and Buffalo Bill Cody. This scan is of an old tintype photo that was in a family collection. According to family stories the clean-shaven gentleman on the right is Robert B. Dotson (b. 1840 Crawford County, MO; d.1903 Crawford County, MO; served in the Civil War in the Kansas Infantry for the Union side), and the gentleman on the left with the beard is Buffalo Bill Cody (who also served in the Kansas infantry during the civil war.