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Did Wild Bill Hickok allow for trajectory in his 1865 duel?

Who was the last Old West gunfighter?

Who was Doc Carver?

What happened to Chuck Connors?

Why don’t we have any confirmed photos of Crazy Horse?

Was “Arizona Charlie” Meadows real?

Why do we know so little about Crazy Horse?

What made John Wesley Hardin such an effective gunfighter?

Did the Apaches rape captives?

What is known about a couple of outlaws called Harpe?

Did Indians send smoke signals?

When were boots and shoes fitted for left and right feet?

Was Geronimo a real Apache chief?

How many men did Doc Holliday kill?

What is Taos Lightning?

Was Billy the Kid’s girlfriend pregnant at the time he was killed?

What can you tell me about Virgil Earp’s time in Colton, California?

Did cowboys actually use saddlebags?

Who was White Apache?

What was the preferred mode of Old West travel—stagecoach or train?

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