In the February issue of Wild West, readers share dispatches about losing Lee Silva, the Montana Column and favorite cavalry films from the 1950s
Young Lillian Smith was Annie Oakley’s rival as a trick-shot artist in Buffalo Bill's Wild West, but her most astonishing act was her transformation at age 30 into ‘Princess Wenona’
Colorado historian Jeff Broome’s latest Indian wars book relates Plains Indian depredations and settlers' claims during the Cheyenne War
Jack Sorenson, who boasts a unique background with stagecoaches, captures all the drama of an unfolding holdup in "The Attempt on the Stage"
Trailblazing frontier entrepreneur John Baptiste Richard (or "Reshaw") gets his historical due in this biography by Jefferson Glass.
John Richard Stephens compilation of firsthand accounts from the California Gold Rush provides rich diggings for those interested in learning more about that tumultuous time.
Retired law enforcement officer R. Michael Wilson's latest crime volume catalogs all known stagecoach robberies in wild and woolly California.
The lumbering German 42cm M-Gerät howitzer was designed to reduce the stout Allied defensive fortresses along the Western Front, a job it did effectively despite its limited mobility.
In the December issue of Wild West, readers share dispatches about Fort Davis (Texas), Edward "Ned Wynkoop, Sadie Marcus (the future Mrs. Earp), the Umatilla Indian Reservation (in Pendleton, Ore.), Rocky Mountain oysters and a disputed photo of Indian captives.
Unlike the contentious fights at Wounded Knee and Sand Creek, the 1870 Marias Massacre was an egregious massacre of Piegan Indians that is little remembered today.
Will Bagley's latest book relates the history of Wyoming's South Pass, the historic overland crossing of the Rocky Mountains
San Antonio's new Briscoe Western Art Museum boasts a collection of world-class art rooted in Western history
In 1856 Mormon leader Brigham Young beckoned companies of faithful Saints across the Plains to Utah Territory tethered to these ‘two-wheeled torture devices’—with disastrous results
Author and former National Park historian Jerome Greene takes the most even-handed look yet at the 1890 battle and subsequent slaughter on South Dakota's Wounded Knee Creek.
Overland trail writer Will Bagley relates the history of South Pass, the most significant portal through the Rocky Mountains to the American far West.
Larry Ball digs deep to separate the real man from the myth in this biography of cowhand, prospector, packer, scout, Pinkerton agent and range detective Tom Horn.