Tuesday, July 26, 2016

On This Day In History Officer Wyatt Earp Fatally Wounds Cowboy

As History.com notes, on this day in history lawman Wyatt Earp shot and fatally wounded a cowboy in Dodge City. The incident took place some years before he would become legendary as a lawman in Tombstone with the gunfight at the OK Corral and the aftermath.

You can read about the Dodge City incident via the below link:


You can also read an earlier post on Wyatt Earp via the below link:


Note: I've read a good number of books on Wyatt Earp, but I especially liked Casey Tefertiller's Wyatt Earp: The Life Behind the Legend.

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