Frederick "Fred" James Dodge (1854-1938) - Wells Fargo Detective, constable of Tombstone, Arizona, and Texas cattleman. In December, 1879, he was working in Tombstone, Arizona and recommended that Wyatt Earp be hired as a guard and messenger for the stage line. The two quickly became good friends and Dodge supported Wyatt and his brothers in their troubles in Tombstone. He and Wyatt remained friends the rest of their lives
Dr. Jacob Pickering’s eyewitness account of the 1893 gun battle between the Doolin-Dalton Gang and the U.S. marshals is preserved at the Washington Irving Trail Museum in Ripley, Oklahoma, along with photos of his son-in-law Billy McGinty, like the one shown here. – Courtesy Washington Irving Trail Museum –
Reuben Houston Burrow (December 11, 1854 - October 9, 1890), better known as Rube Burrow, was a nationally infamous train-robber and outlaw in the Southern and Southwestern United States. During the final years of the American frontier, he became one of the most hunted in the Old West since Jesse James.
Jim Miller, killer of Pat Garrett. On February 28, 1908, ex-lawman and killer of Billy The Kid, Pat Garrett, was killed near Las Cruces, New Mexico. Miller was alleged to have committed the murder and to have been paid to do so, but this is unlikely since Jesse Wayne Brazel confessed to the crime. Brazel was tried and released on the grounds of self defense. Historians still disagree over the ultimate facts of Garrett's murder, but the consensus is that it happened without Miller's…
Seth Bullock If there's one thing that truly defines Wild West style, it's magnificent facial hair – and Seth Bullock's mustache was among the most magnificent. Bullock was the first sheriff of the now-famous Deadwood, S.D., and he later became a U.S. marshal. He was a good friend of Theodore Roosevelt and rode with him in the Spanish-American War. (Wikimedia Commons)