A standing studio portrait of Texas Rangers W. H. Putnam and Captain Phillips both proudly displaying Colt Single-Action Army revolvers and Winchester rifles. Specifically, Putnam holds a lever action Winchester Model 94 rifle and Phillips a Winchester Model 1873.
W.L. "Will" Wright 1868-1942. At age 24 he became a deputybsheriff of Wilson County till he jointed the Frontier Battalion of the Texas Rangers in 1898. He served till 1902. He then left the Rangers and served as Sheriff of Wilson County for fifteen years. He then was appointed Captain of Company D Rangers stationed in Laredo.
The Reno Gang, also known as the Jackson Thieves makes off with over $96,000 after robbing a train in Marshfield, Indiana as it arrived at its stop. During and after the Civil War the Reno Gang, whose members included the three Reno brothers, terrorized the Midwestern Railroads until 1868 when ten of the gang members were caught and lynched. The Marshfield train was the gang’s fourth train and by far their largest haul. The gang was based at the Radar House hotel in Seymour, Indiana