American West

''Comanche''

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The ''Warhorse'' known as ''Comanche'', led a life so shrouded in myth and legend – that much of his ''truth'' has been greatly exaggerated. It is Comanche which is …

The Rifle of Chief Crazy Horse

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As War Chief of The Ogala Sioux, (Native Americans) - his name was Tasunke Witko, which translated means "His Horse Is Crazy". A noted brave warrior (respected and feared …

The Sword of Lt.-Col. GA Custer

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Much has been written (for and against) this controversial American General (although called "General", he was actually a Lieutenant-Colonel. He was given an honorary Bre …

Cheyenne Dog Soldier

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Perhaps of The The US Army's most vaunted Native American Warrior Enemies, was not The Sioux or Apache – but The Cheyenne. Originating from Minnesota, The Tribe mad …

US 3rd Colorado Cavalry

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The uniqueness and later infamy that is attached to The 3rd Colorado Cavalry Regiment, while not perhaps well known, is nonetheless a crucial component to the ''true stor …

Native American Tomahawk

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  A traditional Native American weapon, The Tomahawk evolved over many thousands of years of evolution. Originally featuring a stone head (of various styles and shap …

William ''Curly Bill'' Brocius (Weapons)

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William “Curly Bill” Brocius was the informal leader of the Western Outlaw Gang known as The Cochise County Cowboys. The gang terrorized much of New Mexico, A …

Myra Matbelle 'Belle Starr'' Shirley (Weapons)

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On of the first women “Outlaws”, Belle Starr was born Myra Maybelle Shirley in 1848. She received a “classical” education and was well versed in p …

US Cavalry Horse

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  The single most important piece of “equipment” for a Cavalryman was not his weapon, it was his horse. Often better “cared for” than the sol …

US Cavalry

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  Although the use of US soldiers as a mounted force goes back to The American Revolution, Cavalry as a viable military force came into age during The American Civil …