Wyatt Earp's Cow-Boy Campaign: The Bloody Restoration of Law and Order Along the Mexican Border, 1882

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[The author never intended to write about Wyatt Earp or the Tombstone saga. What could be learned from another retelling of that old chestnut? New revelations, like the "Otero Letter," alter traditional interpretations of Earp's sanguinary campaign as a personal feud ala western fiction. It was a seek and destroy mission sanctioned by the attorney-general, the United States marshal and governor of Arizona Territory, following a year of corrupt law enforcement in league with the Cow-boys' expanded livestock raids, stagecoach ...

Wyatt Earp's Cow-Boy Campaign: The Bloody Restoration of Law and Order Along the Mexican Border, 1882 2016, McFarland & Company, Jefferson

ISBN-13: 9781476663449

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