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William H. Bonney, a.k.a. Billy the Kid.

Robert LeRoy Parker, better known as Butch Cassidy, was a notorious American train robber, bank robber, and leader of the Wild Bunch Gang in the American Old West. After pursuing a career in crime for several years in the United States, the pressures of being pursued, notably by the Pinkerton Detective Agency, forced him to flee, first to Argentina and then to Bolivia, where he was allegedly killed in a shootout in November 1908.

Pat Garret's killing of Billy the Kid.

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.

Harry Alonzo Longabaugh (1867 – c. November 6, 1908), better known as the Sundance Kid, was an outlaw and member of Butch Cassidy's Wild Bunch, in the American Old West. He is pictured here with girlfriend Etta Place.

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.

Dead set legend: Mary Edwards Walker (November 26, 1832 - February 21, 1919) was an American feminist, abolitionist, prohibitionist, alleged spy, prisoner of war and surgeon. She is one of only eight civilians, and the only woman ever to receive the Medal of Honor.

The Canyon Diablo Shootout was a gunfight between American lawmen and a pair of bandits that occurred on April 8, 1905, at the present day ghost town of Canyon Diablo, AZ. On the night before William Evans and John Shaw robbed a saloon in Winslow and made off with at least $200 in coins. Two lawmen pursued the bandits and on the following day they encountered each other in Canyon Diablo. A three-second shootout ensued that resulted in the death of Shaw and the wounding and capture of Evans.

Patrick Floyd "Pat" Garrett (June 5, 1850 – February 29, 1908) was an American Old West lawman, bartender, and customs agent who was best known for killing Billy the Kid.[2] He was also the sheriff of Lincoln County, New Mexico

Mary Katherine Horony Cummings (November 7, 1850 – November 2, 1940), known as Big Nose Kate, was the Hungarian-born long-time companion and common-law wife of fabled gambler and gunfighter Doc Holliday in the American Old West. Despite numerous adventures, she lived a long life.

Frank C. Stilwell (1856 - March 20, 1882) was an outlaw Cowboy who murdered at least two men in Cochise County during 1877-1882. He was closely involved in the events leading up to and following the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral on October 26, 1881, and was suspected in the murder of Morgan Earp on March 18, 1882. Two days after Morgan's death, Frank Stilwell was killed in retribution by Deputy U.S. Marshal Wyatt Earp in a Tucson train yard.