Unsolved Mysteries of the Old West

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Two subjects continue to fascinate people—the Old West and a good mystery. This book explores and examines twenty-one of the Old West's most baffling mysteries, which continue to lure the curious and beg investigation but have eluded experts for decades. Many relate to the death or disappearance of some of the best-known lawmen and outlaws in history, such as Billy the Kid, Buckskin Frank Leslie, The Catalina Kid, and Butch Cassidy. Others involve several mysterious tales and legends of lost mines and buried ...
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Overview

Two subjects continue to fascinate people—the Old West and a good mystery. This book explores and examines twenty-one of the Old West's most baffling mysteries, which continue to lure the curious and beg investigation but have eluded experts for decades. Many relate to the death or disappearance of some of the best-known lawmen and outlaws in history, such as Billy the Kid, Buckskin Frank Leslie, The Catalina Kid, and Butch Cassidy. Others involve several mysterious tales and legends of lost mines and buried treasures that have never been recovered.
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  • ISBN-13: 9781556226410
  • Publisher: Taylor Trade Publishing
  • Publication date: 1/28/1999
  • Pages: 238
  • Product dimensions: 5.76 (w) x 8.52 (h) x 0.69 (d)

Table of Contents

Chapter 1 Introduction 1
Chapter 2 The Mysterious "Death" of Billy the Kid 7
Chapter 3 Who Killed Pat Garrett? 23
Chapter 4 The Mysterious Disappearance of Colonel Albert J. Fountain 33
Chapter 5 The Victorio Peak Treasure Mystery 47
Chapter 6 The Mysterious Lost Sublett Mine 61
Chapter 7 Were There Thunderbirds in Those Days? 71
Chapter 8 How Did Johnny Ringo Die? 83
Chapter 9 The Multiple Mystery of Warren Earp's Death 93
Chapter 10 The Mysterious Disappearance of Buckskin Frank Leslie 99
Chapter 11 How Did the Catalina Kid Die? 109
Chapter 12 What Happened to Outlaw Bill Smith? 117
Chapter 13 Pearl Hart: Female Outlaw 125
Chapter 14 Who Killed Belle Starr? 137
Chapter 15 Did Bloody Bill Longley Escape the Gallows? 147
Chapter 16 Did John Wilkes Booth Die in Texas? 153
Chapter 17 The Killing of John Wesley Hardin 167
Chapter 18 The Strange Tale of Black Bart, the Poet Robber of California 175
Chapter 19 The Return of the Outlaw, Butch Cassidy 185
Chapter 20 The Disappearance of Harvey "Kid Curry" Logan 197
Chapter 21 The Strange Case of Etta Place 205
Chapter 22 The Missing Head of Pancho Villa 217
Selected References 231
Index 235
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  • Posted April 11, 2013

    A very good read, absorbing cover to cover. I strongly recommend

    A very good read, absorbing cover to cover. I strongly recommend this book to anyone who likes history, the old west, mysteries or just a good read. Well written with excellent descriptions that create vivid mental pictures. 

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