Wild West

WWHA HONORS

exas author Jerry Lobdill (left) has earned the Wild West History Association’s Six-Shooter Award for best general Western article for “How Jim Miller Killed. Connecting the dots between established facts and a previously untapped interview, Lobdill fingers “Killin’ Jim” for the unsolved 1908 murder of the lawman who killed Billy the Kid. WWHA [] will honor Lobdill and others at its 12th annual Roundup, July 10–13, 2019, in Cheyenne, Wyo. Among the other award winners are contributors John Boessenecker, for best book (), and Gary L. Roberts (author of ), for lifetime achievement. Best historical article honors go to John C. Russell for “Holding the Herd: Nelson Story’s 1866 Cattle Drive,” in the winter 2018 issue of . The award for best WWHA article goes to Roy B. Young for “The Allen H. Parmer Story: Quantrill Guerrilla, Outlaw, Cattleman, Solid Citizen,” in the September 2018 issue.

Vous lisez un aperçu, inscrivez-vous pour en lire plus.

Plus de Wild West

Wild West11 min de lecture
First Western Gunfighter?
His name was J. Ferdinand Patterson (we have late author Glenn Shirley’s unsupported word the J stood for “Jason”), and he is perhaps the least known and most underrated gunfighter in Western history. Ferd Patterson was a contemporary of the infamous
Wild West1 min de lecture
Style
ART “I grew up with a fascination for livestock,” Teresa Elliott [teresaelliott.com] recalls from her studio in the Big Bend region of West Texas. “As a child, I remember sitting on this fence and watching this one bull for hours. It led me to the su
Wild West2 min de lecture
Some Daisey!
Nannita R.H. Daisey, popularly known as “Kentucky Daisey,” was arguably the most celebrated homesteader to have emerged from the April 22, 1889, land rush into the Unassigned Lands of Oklahoma. She gained a reputation as an energetic, adventurous spi