American West

Buck English

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/american-west/buck-english Born in 1855 as Lawrence Buchanen English, His older Brothers gave Him the nickname of ''Buck'' (by which He was called from 5 years of age forward). He was raised in Nor …

Dave Rudabaugh

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/american-west/dave-rudabaugh Born in Fulton, Illinois in 1854 – Dave Rudabaugh (aka ''Dirty Dave'') is not as well known as other more infamous American Western Outlaws. But He did enter Histor …

The ''Hounds'' Gang

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/american-west/the-hounds-gang The ''Hounds'' Gang was an organized criminal organization that operated in and around The City of San Francisco (California). With the discovery of vast Gold Mines in th …

Rose Dunn

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/american-west/rose-dunn Rose Dunn would later be known better as The ''Rose of Cimarron'' – but in the beginning of Her life, Rose was a poor girl from a poor Family of Farmers in Kansas. …

Jeremiah Johnson's .50 Caliber Hawkin Rifle

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/american-west/jeremiah-johnsons-50-caliber-hawkin-rifle   As we have seen, John ''Jeremiah'' Johnson was a well known Mountain Man of the American West of the 19th Century. His exploits as Hunter, Trapper and ''scourge'' …

Annie Oakley's S&W #3 .44 Caliber Revolver

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/american-west/annie-oakleys-sw-3-44-caliber-pistol Another ''Legend of The West'' was Annie Oakley. Born Phoebe Ann Mosey in Ohio (1860), She would become one of the very few female Pistol Shot Experts on the 19th Century …

GA Custers M1853 Sharps .44 Caliber Rifle

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/american-west/ga-custers-m1853-sharps-44-caliber-rifle George Armstrong Custer is another name that is forever etched into the annals of American Western History. The one time Hero of The American Civil War (and the youngest …

William Cody's Remington ''Rolling Block'' Rifle

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/american-west/william-codys-remington-rolling-block-rifle William Cody as we have seen, was the ''Master'' Showman of The American West. In the mid-1870s to the early 20th Century, His ''Traveling Wild West Show'', brought rough …

''Jeremiah'' Johnson

https://www.strongholdnation.co.uk/history/american-west/jeremiah-johnson The American West is full of Legend and Myth about just about every place and every person it seems. Possibly no class illicits as much of both that the previously discus …

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 …