Sacramento Daily Record-Union: Prospect of a Bloody Combat

Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp

This article was published in Sacramento’s The Daily Record-Union newspaper Wednesday, January 25, 1882.

Sacramento daily record-union

Johnny Ringo and Doc Holliday Arrested January 17, 1882

Johnny Ringo

On Tuesday, January 17, 1882 on Allen Street in front of the Occidental Saloon, Johnny Ringo noticed Doc Holliday and Wyatt Earp on the boardwalk. There was a mutual dislike

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Georg W. Parsons Journal Entry January 17, 1882

George W. Parsons 1883

Gorge W. Parsons journal entry from January 17, 1882 and mention of the Doc Holliday and Johnny Ringo incident.

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Weekly Epitaph: The Oriental in First Hands Again

Milt E. Joyce

This was taken from the Weekly Epitaph January 16, 1882 that was printed in the Daily Epitaph of Tuesday, January 10, 1882.

The Oriental in First Hands Again


Wyatt Earp Dies January 13, 1929

Wyatt Earp 1928

On January 13, 1929 Wyatt Barry Stapp Earp dies in Los Angeles, California at the age of 80. Sources say he died of chronic cystitis.

4004 W. 17th Street
Los Angeles, California
Wyatt Earp in his Los Angeles Apartment 1923

Wyatt Earp Arrives in Tombstone December of 1879

Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp

December of 1879 Wyatt, Virgil, Morgan, and James Earp with their wives arrive in Tombstone. Spirits were high for the brothers with hopes to settle down as a family and for new business opportunities.

“Bat” Masterson Born November 26, 1853

On November 26, 1853 W.B. “Bat” Masterson was born in Quebec, Canada. The second of five children. Masterson would later go on to become an infamous buffalo hunter, U.S. Army scout, gunfighter, gambler, and  lawman in Dodge City, Kansas. While in Kansas he would serve as lawmen with lifetime friend Wyatt Earp.




Deadwood Pioneer November 24, 1881 – Thanksgiving At The Gem

This was published in the Daily Deadwood Pioneer November 24, 1881.

Thanksgiving at the Gem

Marshal Fred White Shot By Curly Bill October 28, 1880

Marshal Fred White Grave

On the night of October 28, 1880, Curly Bill Brocius along with a few other liquored up cowboys started firing their six-shooters in the air at the moon and stars. Town Marshal Fred White, who was nearby heard the shootings and went to investigate.  He saw that the shoots were coming from cowboys near the corner of Allen and Sixth Street in a vacant lot (Where the Birdcage Theater was erected in 1881 and still stands today). When Marshal White confronted the cowboys, he let them know they were in violation of a town ordinance

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