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Fascinating True Tales About America’s Infamous Western Outlaws

Past Chronicles Logo: MainLogo By Riley Brown of Past Chronicles | Slide 1 of 41: The Wild West certainly earned the “Wild” part of its name. Some of America’s most eccentric criminals ran riot in the west as bandits. These outlaws weren’t afraid to rob banks, trains, carriages, and anything else they encountered. Their exploits are the stuff of legend, with criminals like Butch Cassidy, the Wild Bunch, Pretty Boy Floyd, and others going down in history.                 Some of these wild men were in it to help themselves. However, many supported struggling farmers, gave back to the community, and generally fought the good fight against tyranny. Of course, the infamous Doc Holliday stands out from the crowd, not because of his crimes or his generosity but because of his sheer skill with a loaded weapon. So, if you’re keen to learn more about the greatest gunslinger in the west and his cohort, read on for some astonishing true tales.                     You may also like: Centuries-Old Secrets Discovered Beneath the Golden Gate Bridge

Fascinating True Tales About America’s Infamous Western Outlaws

The Wild West certainly earned the “Wild” part of its name. Some of America’s most eccentric criminals ran riot in the west as bandits. These outlaws weren’t afraid to rob banks, trains, carriages, and anything else they encountered. Their exploits are the stuff of legend, with criminals like Butch Cassidy, the Wild Bunch, Pretty Boy Floyd, and others going down in history. 

     

Some of these wild men were in it to help themselves. However, many supported struggling farmers, gave back to the community, and generally fought the good fight against tyranny. Of course, the infamous Doc Holliday stands out from the crowd, not because of his crimes or his generosity but because of his sheer skill with a loaded weapon. So, if you’re keen to learn more about the greatest gunslinger in the west and his cohort, read on for some astonishing true tales. 

You may also like: Centuries-Old Secrets Discovered Beneath the Golden Gate Bridge

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