The Apache Kid Haskay-bay-nay-ntayl was said to have been the fiercest Apache next only to Geronimo. A notorious outlaw of the late 19th century in Arizona and New Mexico, he was first enlisted as an Apache scout to fight off the numerous raiding bands of the Apaches that harassed the early settlers before he became a renegade. The Apache Kid character of the Marvel comics was named after him, though their stories were not connected.
After the 1872-73 Tonto Basin Campaign, George Crook mistakenly declared the government’s war with Apaches had ended. Crook (wearing a pith helmet) posed with some aides (Capt. George Randall stands to his right) and scouts from that campaign, including Mickey Free (front row, third from left; inset shows detail) and nine Apaches who earned the Medal of Honor for their actions.– Courtesy Collection of Jeremy Rowe Vintage Photography, VintagePhoto.com –
Dead Indians are frozen in the ice the morning after the Battle of Wounded Knee, 1890. The Wounded Knee massacre remains very much in the hearts and minds of Lakotas, with many annual remembrance ceremonies and pilgrimages to the site. The Wounded Knee massacre marked the symbolic end of large-scale Native American armed resistance in the United States.:
A while back, I posted the Uberti Richard-Mason conversion recover. I want one so that I can make this, a revolver like Dallas Stoudenmire's famous 1860 Army conversion. I plan on getting the full length 8 inch barrel, my favorite length, and then buy a spare barrel, have that cut down, and then be able to swap barrels when I want to. Cool cool gun.
General Thomas Jonathan "Stonewall" Jackson. Jackson remains a hero in the South to this day. He is remembered for helping to turn the tide at Bull Run, and sending the Union Army into a panic retreat back to Washington DC.
George Sutherland Curry, better known as Flat-Nose Curry, was a mentor for another famous outlaw, Harvey Logan. Logan, who adopted the last name of his more experienced friend, came to be known as Kid Сurгу, The wildest of the Wild Bunch. Both men robbed banks together and later joined the famous Wild Bunch led by Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Flat-nose participated in the famous Union Pacific Overland Flyer train robbery near Wilcox, Wyoming in 1899.