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This photo was taken around Christmas time at Fort Stanton, New Mexico Territory in 1871. The men are, from left to right: J. J. Dolan, Emil Fritz, W. W. Martin (the clerk of the Fort Stanton store), and L. G. Murphy.

This photo was taken around Christmas time at Fort Stanton, New Mexico Territory…

Real - William Christian--aka "Black Jack" Christian 1856-1897.. during the late 1880s and early 1890s, he and his brother Bob Christian organized the "High Fives Gang", operating around New Mexico Territory. The Gang robbed  banks and killed several lawmen and were pursued to Arizona. A Posse located them in a small canyon, and ambushed them, killing all four members of the gang. Their bodies were placed on display, and the canyon is now known as "Black Jack Canyon"- ... JamesAZiegler.com

William Christian--aka "Black Jack" Christian during the late

Lewis "Lew" Wallace (April 10, 1827 – February 15, 1905) was an American lawyer, Union general in the American Civil War, territorial governor and statesman, politician, and author.  Of his novels and biographies, he is best known for his historical novel Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ (1880), a bestselling book since its publication, and called "the most influential Christian book of the nineteenth century."[

General Lew Wallace April, Union soldier, lawyer, diplomat, and author of the historical novel Ben-Hur.

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Blue Duck, sometimes referred to as Bluford Duck, - was an outlaw of the Old West, probably best known for a photograph taken of him around the in which he posed with Belle Starr, a famous Old West female outlaw. Job description: partners in crime?

John Henry Tunstall.  An Englishman, Tunstall came to the NM Territory in the 1870's looking to make his fortune.  His murder on Feb. 18, 1878 ignited what came to be known as the Lincoln Country War.  He was 24 yrs of age.

An Englishman, Tunstall came to the NM Territory in the looking to make his fortune. 1878 ignited what came to be known as the Lincoln Country War. He was 24 yrs of age.He was a father figure to Billy the Kid

Photograph of Calamity Jane,with imprint of Locke and Peterson ...

Rare cdv of Martha Jane Cannary, better known as Calamity Jane in her wild days in Deadwood in the Friends included Wild Bill Hickok, Colorado Charlie Utter, and Bloody Dick Seymour.

The 'most dangerous street in America' was right here in New Mexico.

This One Tiny New Mexico Town Transports You To The Days Of The Wild West

The & dangerous street in America& was right here in New Mexico.

Judge Isaac C. Parker, "the Hanging Judge" of Fort Smith, AR, 1896. He sent more than 70 men to the gallows.

Hanging Judge of Fort Smith, District of Arkansas - Judge Isaac C. Parker, seen here in sent more than 70 men to the gallows in Fort Smith, Arkansas

Mysterious Dave' Mather, was both a lawman and gunfighter in the Old West. Little is known today of Mather's life; the gaps in his personal history and his taciturn personality may have been what earned him the sobriquet "Mysterious Dave." Historical records show that he was a lawman in Dodge City, Kansas, and Las Vegas, New Mexico, and was a frequent associate of Bat Masterson and Wyatt Earp.

Mysterious Dave' Mather, was both a lawman and gunfighter in the Old West…

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