Published: June 03, 2009 at 1:28 pm
Such intrepid 19th-century explorers as Joe Walker, John Wesley Powell, Benjamin Bonneville, Jedediah Smith and others explored much of the West, yet there remain corners for curious minds to explore.
Published: June 03, 2009 at 1:25 pm
'The historical record documents rather conclusively that cannibalism did occur at the Donner Lake campsite, as well as at Alder Creek'
Charlie Russell's Mountains
Those are not the Bitterroot Mountains in Charles M. Russell's 1912 painting Lewis and Clark Meeting …
Published: April 02, 2009 at 5:59 pm
George and Libbie Custer, the 1876 Centennial International Exhibition, scout Medicine Bill Comstock, Doc Holliday's nemesis Perry Mallon, and Monument Valley are all featured in the June 2009 issue of Wild West magazine.
Published: April 02, 2009 at 5:16 pm
'Nebo's story would make a great movie, as would Eugene Blair, the Wells Fargo stagecoach shotgun guard. But what we really need is an accurate film on the life of William F. Cody'
Buffalo Bill Lover
Your February 2009 issue …
Published: April 02, 2009 at 5:15 pm
Monument Valley, Arizona, has long stood a symbol of the American West, from its early history as a home to the Anasazi and Navajos through pioneer days to its modern-day incarnation as iconic Western film backdrop.
Published: January 30, 2009 at 4:26 pm
Following the 1864 Elm Creek Raid, Britt Johnson went in search of his family, taken captive by Kiowa and Comanche Raiders. His story would later inspire the book and movie The Searchers.
Published: January 30, 2009 at 12:43 pm
'I had occasion to visit the Infernal Caverns…and what an experience it was. Stickers everywhere, and hardened clay potholes and plenty of mosquitoes….But it was worth the trip'
Two He Dogs
I am a Swedish photo historian who has a …
Published: January 29, 2009 at 6:32 pm
Abraham Lincoln, bandit Joaquin Murrieta, outlaw Bill Downing, the ingenious chuck wagon and the incident that inspired the film The Searchers are all featured in the April 2009 issue of Wild West magazine
Published: November 26, 2008 at 2:46 pm
Buffalo Bill Cody, Wells Fargo guard Eugene Blair, Charley Nebo, buffalo and mules are
featured in the February 2009 issue of Wild West magazine
Published: November 11, 2008 at 12:41 pm
Readers of Wild West magazine express their views on the Antebellum period in the Old West and on the Plains Indians Wars. There is also information about a DVD of the 1908 film, A Bank Robbery.
Published: November 11, 2008 at 12:40 pm
Buffalo Bill was more than just the world-famous showman of Wild West fame. He was also a tested frontier scout who daunted Indians and impressed generals.
Published: October 14, 2008 at 5:36 pm
Table of Contents for the December 2008 issue of Wild West magazine, featuring articles on Wild Bill Hickok, Deadwood, John and Jessie Fremont, staghounds, and the 1838 fight at Battle Creek, Texas.
Published: October 14, 2008 at 5:16 pm
Readers of Wild West magazine draw a bead on Roger Pocock and Butch Cassidy and perceived challenges to the Second Amendment.
Published: October 14, 2008 at 5:14 pm
Did John Wesley Hardin face down Wild Bill Hickok? Legend has it the two famous gunfighters confronted each other in Abilene.
Published: August 14, 2008 at 5:47 pm
War and Peace Section
Peace on Paper, War on the Plains
By Robert M. Utley
Although many well-intentioned people strived for a fair and humane Indian policy, treaties, reservations and attempts …
Published: August 14, 2008 at 5:21 pm
Historian Robert Utley examines how the white men in charge made a mess of relations with Indians on the Western frontier. Extermination, if never an official policy, was in fact the order of the day in mid-19th-century California and elsewhere.