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Nathaniel "Texas Jack" Reed (March 23, 1862 – January 7, 1950) was a 19th-century American outlaw responsible for many stagecoach, bank, and train robberies throughout the American Southwest during the 1880s and '90s. He acted on his own and also led a bandit gang, operating particularly in the Rocky Mountains and Indian Territory. Reed is claimed to have been the last survivor of the "47 most notorious outlaws" of Indian Territory.
Pat Garret's killing of Billy the Kid. William Henry McCarty, Jr. was only twenty-one years of age when he died of a gunshot wound at Ft. Sumner in the New Mexico Territory. He had several aliases but is best known as Billy the Kid. He was only eighteen when he killed his first man
BILLY THE KID (William H. Bonney, William Henry McCarty, 1859-1881). American gunman and frontier outlaw. Legend claims he killed 21 men, but most likely it was somewhere between 4 to 9. Relatively unknown during his brief lifetime, his status grew to legendary proportions after his death at age 21. The Kid was killed by lawman Pat Garrett.
William H. Bonney (born William Henry McCarty, Jr. c.1859 – c.1881), better known as Billy the Kid & also known as Henry Antrim, was a 19th-century Irish American gunman who participated in the Lincoln County War & became a frontier outlaw in the American Old West. According to legend, he killed 21 men, but it is generally believed that he killed between four & nine. He killed his first man in 1877 at the age of 17, although he could have been as young as 15.
"Texas Jack" Vermillion (John Wilson Vermillion) would grow up to become one of the many gunfighters in the Old West, with colorful nicknames like "Texas Jack" and "Shoot-Your-Eye-Out" Vermillion. He is most well known for his participation with Wyatt Earp in the Earp Vendetta Ride after the Clantons had killed Morgan Earp in 1882.
The only known photograph of Billy the Kid, who was killed at 21. He was said to have killed 21 men, one for each year of his short life, but probably killed between four and eight. For a long time it was thought that he was left-handed because of this photo, but this image is in fact flipped. He used his pistol right-handed. Killed in 1881 by Sheriff Pat Garrett.