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Letter From Wild West – June 2015

Most Western history buffs are familiar with the role of the Sioux, Cheyennes and even Crows at the 1876 Battle of the Little Bighorn. But who knew about the Arikaras?
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Wild West – April 2015 – Table of Contents

The April 2015 issue of Wild West features stories about Sam Houston, Indian attacks on stagecoaches, five Kansas cow towns in photographs, the wild and woolly Whoop-Up Trail from Montana to Canada, and Charley Utter, a friend to the end of James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok.
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Wild West Discussion – April 2015

Big names participated in the birth, growth, independence and identity of 19th-century Texas, but who made the biggest impression: Stephen F. Austin, Sam Houston, David Crockett, William B. Travis, Jim Bowie,...
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Stagecoach Attacks—Roll ’em

Think all those action-packed film scenes of Indian warriors chasing the lone stage were pure Hollywood hokum? Well, think again, as such attacks did happen in the real West
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Wild West – April 2015 – Letters From Readers

In the April issue of Wild West, readers share dispatches about Fort Smith (Ark.) hangman George Maledon, a revised version of a past article, a discredited photo of Victorio, Bitterroot Valley chinooks and Paris, Texas
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Letter From Wild West – April 2015

Were stagecoach attacks by Indians the stuff of Hollywood drama? No, says Indian wars historian Gregory Michno, who relates several such attacks in the April 2015 issue
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Book Review: Seat of Empire, by Jeffrey Stuart Kerr

Jeffrey Stuart Kerr delivers an absorbing history of Texas' state capital and the battle waged over its future by none other than Sam Houston, hero of San Jacinto and first president of the Republic of Texas, and his onetime vice president Mirabeau Lamar.