Well, folks, I don't know whether this is the right place to post this or not. If not, feel free to copy it and paste it anywhere that you know of folks who care for this good man. Milt is in the hospital. I don't know the absolutes of it, and…Continue
What's the best Cavalry movie? I can name several just for starters-not necessarily in order;She Wore a Yellow Ribbon; Directed by John Ford, starring John WayneFort Apache; Directed by John Ford, Starring Henry Fonda, John Wayne & Maureen…Continue
CLAY ALLISON, a shootistRobert Clay Allison, known as "Clay", was born September 2, 1840, with a clubfoot. He was the fourth of nine children of John and Nancy (Lemmond) Allison. His father, a Presbyterian minister, also worked in the cattle and…Continue
Started by dirtrider in Western Saga Apr 20.
Spring is in the air alas. Now some of us can shake off the affects of cabin fever and head for the great outdoors and have a splendid picnic to celebrate. Fire up the grill, breakout the fiddles, dance a little jig and toss some horseshoes. If your…Continue
Thomas Edward Ketchum was born on October 31,1863 in San Saba County, Texas, son of Green Berry Sr.Ketchum and Temperance Katherine Wydick Ketchum. Thomas Edward Ketchum had four siblings two brothers and two sisters His father died when he was only…Continue
Started by dirtrider in Outlaws and villians Apr 7.
Scattered bands of Kiowa, about 2,000 people gathered in a large camp at the mouth of Rainey Mountain Creek near present day Mountain View in the late spring of 1833. Islandman A'd'ate was Principle Chief of the Kiowa. He called them together to…Continue
Started by dirtrider in American Indian Apr 6.
At the beginning stages of the war, men were volunteering and being conscripted into the Federal ranks faster than muskets could be supplied to them. An ingenious Pennsylvania politician urged Governor Curtin, who urged the War Department to issue…Continue
Started by dirtrider in Civil War Tales Apr 6.
We discuss the Old West from the first westward expansion through the Civil War and into the early 20th Century.
We discuss the Old West from the first westward expansion through the Civil War and into the early 20th Century. We need discussions, not just copy and paste of someone else's material and ask that such not be done. There can be legal ramifications from doing so. Rewriting in your own words is acceptable. Random photos should be accompanied by some information. All credits should of course, be listed at the end of the article.
Remember now: We do not allow sales pitches, spamming, etc. Let's keep it Western only using the above guidelines.