Society of the Old West

From early westward expansion through the early 20th Century.

Lawmen of the West (2)

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BASS REEVES, BRAVEST OF ALL DEPUTY MARSHALLS

It is thought he was born in Texas or Arkansas in 1838. Bass Reeves was born a slave in July 1838. His owners, the William S. Reeves family…

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Patrick Floyd Garrett (1850-1908)

He moved to Dallas County, Texas at the age of 19. There, he worked on the large LS Ranch in west as a cowboy and cattle gunman when rustl…

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