George Scarborough: The Life and Death of a Lawman on the Closing Frontier

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University of Oklahoma Press, 1 abr. 1996 - 336 páginas

Now, for the first time, Robert K. DeArment has told the full story of George Scarborough’s life, illuminating his activity as a lawman during the final part of the nineteenth century and his controversial killings while wearing the badge-he was tried for murder on three occasions and acquitted each time.

 

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GEORGE SCARBOROUGH: The Life and Death of a Lawman on the Closing Frontier

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The life and times of one of the more modest frontier gunmen, and his sizable role in the taming of the New Mexico and Arizona Territories, by Wild West biographer DeArment (Knights of the Green Cloth ... Leer reseña completa

Índice

A Glorious Trip
15
Running Men
41
The Man with No Soul
60
The Day of the Mankillers
77
Boys Youve Killed Me
95
Drink and Frenzy
113
He Kept Monkeying with His Gun
133
The Cautious Breed
157
Broncho Bill Walters
207
Gone to A T
210
Scarboroughs Rangers
215
Scott White
221
George Scarboroughs gravestone in Deming New Mexico
228
Outlaw Identity
230
James Brooks
235
Ed
247

El Paso Police Department in 1897
160
Afraid of No Man
172
Leonard Alverson
179
Old Scarbrow
189
Jonathan N Thacker
198
J Marvin Hunter
248
Edgar Scarborough
260
Afterword
262
Bibliography
297
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Sobre el autor (1996)

Robert K. DeArment is a University of Toledo, Ohio, graduate whose special field of interest is nineteenth-century American history with special emphasis on outlaws and law enforcement in the frontier West. He is the author of Bat Masterson: The Man and the Legend , also published by the University of Oklahoma Press.

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