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Wyatt Earp's Cow-Boy Campaign: The Bloody Restoration of Law and Order Along the Mexican Border, 1882

Chuck Hornung ; epilogue by Jeffrey Wheat
Format
Book
Published
Jefferson, North Carolina : McFarland & Company, Inc., Publishers, 2016.
Language
English
ISBN
9781476663449 (softcover : alkaline paper)
Summary
"The author examines the details of the letter, including the shotgun dual between Earp and Curly Bill, the split between Earp and Doc Holliday, sanctuary for the Earp posse in Colorado and Holliday's extradition fight, Earp's covert assault resulting in Johnny Ringo's death, and the controversial courtship and marriage of Earp and Josephine Marcus"--
Contents
  • Part One. Frontier paladins and some jokers
  • Wyatt Earp : the man, the legend, the myth
  • John Henry Holliday, DDS
  • A man called Bat
  • Some first-class paladins
  • Some first-class jokers
  • Part Two. "The lion of Tombstone"
  • The Earp brothers, Tombstone businessmen
  • The Earp brothers, law enforcement officers
  • The Cochise County cow-boy war
  • For Morg...another for Morg...and another
  • Good-bye, Tombstone
  • Part Three. The "Otero letter"
  • New Mexico's campaign against the cow-boys
  • Ockham's razor : the "Otero letter, " fact or fiction?
  • The Otero family of New Mexico
  • Days in New Albuquerque
  • Destination: Colorado
  • The legal fight to save Doc Holliday
  • Wyatt Earp vs. Johnny Ringo
  • Wyatt Earp and Josephine Marcus
  • Final observations.
Description
pages cm
Notes
Includes bibliographical references and index.
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