1800s · Criminals · Murder · Old West · Thief · Trains

November 30, 1902-Kid Curry Logan (Butch Cassidy’s Gang) Sentenced

On November 30, 1902–Kid Curry Logan–part of Butch Cassidy’s Wild Bunch Gang–was captured and sentenced. Author’s Note: I needed to write about this topic because I have distant ties to the outlaw Butch Cassidy–with whom Kid Curry Logan was associated. Butch Cassidy was a rough, salty, vicious outlaw and played a huge part in the… Continue reading November 30, 1902-Kid Curry Logan (Butch Cassidy’s Gang) Sentenced

1800s · Army · Manifest Destiny · Murder · Old West · United States · US Civil War

November 29,1864 – The Massacre at Sand Creek

This article is a touchy subject, and I left out some of the offensive verbiage from eye witnesses. In my opinion, this is the most horrendous, vulgar, and deplorable act that has ever been perpetrated by anyone wearing the uniform of a US serviceman. I understand that the massacre at Lieutenant William Calley‘s actions at… Continue reading November 29,1864 – The Massacre at Sand Creek

Gunfighters · Old West · Tombstone · Tuberculosis

November 8, 1887–Doc Holliday Dies of TB

T he Wild West tends to conjure up images of dusty dirt roads, saloons, loud piano music, and gun-slingin’ cowboys with spurs on their boots. As it should. This is how it has been portrayed in so many movies. The best part of this imagery–to me–is that I never picture it in my home state… Continue reading November 8, 1887–Doc Holliday Dies of TB