American West

The Earp Vendetta Ride

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/american-west/the-earp-vendetta-ride   Perhaps not as infamous as The Gunfight at The OK Coral, the so named ''Earp Vendetta Ride'' was just as bloody and just as storied in American Western lore. As th …

''Boothill''

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/american-west/boothill The term ''Boothill'' is rather indicative to The United States and it's ''Wild West'' lore and legend. The name ''Boothill'' is derived from a common Town Cemetery found …

Josephine Airey

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/american-west/josephine-airey Josephine Airey would perhaps have never been ''heard of'' – save for Her ''creation'' of what would later become ''Burlesque''. The Irish-American Lass was born in …

Esther Hobart Morris

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/american-west/esther-hobart-morris A ''Justice of The Peace'' is a form of (although seldom seen today) Lower Court Official, used in Territories or in States with very small populations located many miles …

James Leavy

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/american-west/james-leavy Seen by some Historians as one of The American West ''Twelve Most Underrated Gunfighters'', James Leavy was credited with at least (2) verified examples of what was terme …

Eunice Gray

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/american-west/eunice-gray Eunice Gray occupies a special place in American Western ''Legend''. The once time Brothel and Saloon Owner in Texas often purported that Her ''real'' name was really Ett …

The Hickok-Tutt Gunfight

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/american-west/the-hickok-tutt-gunfight We have seen that the oft seen American Western ''Gunfight'' – which involved two focused ''Gunmen'', facing each other off on some dusty street in some dusty Weste …

Procopio

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/american-west/procopio   Perhaps one of The American State of California's most violent Outlaws, Procopio (as we was known), was a Cattle Thief and Murderer, active in the late 1880s. So v …

Dan Bogan

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/american-west/dan-bogan Considered by many to be one of The American West's most underrated Gunmen, Daniel Bogan was born in the State of Alabama in 1860. His Family moved to Texas (perhaps to a …

Bridgeport Rig

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/american-west/bridgeport-rig As we have seen prior, many types of Holsters and shooting techniques were employed by Outlaws, Gunfighters and Law Enforcement alike. A somewhat innovative device in 188 …