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Such Men as Billy the Kid

The Lincoln County War Reconsidered

by Joel Jacobsen

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  • 3 Currently reading

Published by University of Nebraska Press .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • American history: c 1800 to c 1900,
  • History: American,
  • History,
  • History - U.S.,
  • USA,
  • United States - 19th Century/Old West,
  • United States - State & Local - General,
  • History / General,
  • Americas (North Central South West Indies)

  • The Physical Object
    FormatPaperback
    Number of Pages322
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL7905956M
    ISBN 100803276060
    ISBN 109780803276062

    A Roberts–Billy the Kid photo comparison conducted by the University of Texas at Austin and validated by the FBI showed Roberts and the Kid to be the same person (detailed in the book Billy the Kid: Beyond the Grave, Taylor Trade Publishing). Just as important, when Roberts was interviewed about his background, it was clear he knew more. Born Henry McCarty, Billy the Kid was a diminutive, charming, blond-haired young man who, growing up in New York, Kansas, and later New Mexico, demonstrated a precocious dexterity at firing six-shooters with either hand - a skill that turned him into an American legend of the old West.

    Without a doubt, The Endless Ride is the best read yet to give great and accurate insight into Billy before he was 'Billy The Kid', where more than half of the book is focused. This book is a must read for any fan of Billy the Kid and an excellent starting point for any individuals wishing to 5/5(5). Photo, Print, Drawing [Cover of Pat F. Garrett, An Authentic Life of Billy the Kid, the Noted Desperado of the Southwest, illustrated with 2 men with horses riding .

    Billy the Kid is popular and used for many local brands in Lincoln County, New Mexico. Photo by Rich Grant. At just 5-foot 7-inches and pounds, he could look like a good-natured young kid who loved to dance and drink, played the violin, and always had a wide : Rich Grant.   “Such Men as Billy the Kid”, Jacobsen, “The Endless Ride”, Wallis, “To Hell on a Fast Horse”, Gardner, Some Books about Brushy Bill, alias Billy the Kid “Alias Billy the Kid”, Morrison & Sonnichsen, (the primary source of information for all subsequent books in .


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Such men as Billy the Kid: the Lincoln County war reconsidered User Review - Not Available - Book Verdict. This new examination of Billy the Kid and the Lincoln County wars reflects renewed interest of a more serious sort in these legendary tales immortalized.

Plodding narrative and slack writing plague this account of the fierce s events that set the stage for the legends surrounding Billy the Kid.

Hoping, in part, to discern the true character of William Henry Bonney, Jacobsen, a New Mexico assistant attorney general, relates the complicated circumstances and Such Men as Billy the Kid book comprising the Lincoln County War. Get this from a library.

Such men as Billy the Kid: the Lincoln County war reconsidered. [Joel Jacobsen] -- During the s a group of merchants and their allies, known as "The House," gained control over the economy of Lincoln County, New Mexico.

In this control was challenged by an English. Garrett’s book has a lot of questionable “facts” about The Kid’s life, from how he first got in trouble with the law, to who was the first person Billy killed, his relationship with outlaws such as Jesse Evans, and many other things, which Utley’s sources clearly reveal the inaccuracies by: 9.

THE ILLEGAL REBIRTH OF BILLY THE KID tells the very unique story of a not-too-distant future, in the yearin which a strange version of human cloning is a normal part of everyday life.

This sort of cloning is not so much the direct copying of a human's genetics, but rather the construction of new, specially made reproductions of humans /5(4). A First Look at the Kid. The Saga of Billy the Kid by Walter Noble Burns, originally published in (left), introduced thousands of people to Billy the Kid, including me.

The book had no photographs, but the reprint copy I read had a colorful artist’s painting on the cover (far left). Billy The Kid summary: William Henry McCarty, Jr. was only 21 years of age when he died of a gunshot wound at Ft.

Sumner in the New Mexico Territory. He had several aliases but is best known as Billy the Kid. He was only 18 when he killed his first man. No one knows for certain where Billy the Kid was born.

Some place his birth in New York, but. Title: Such men as Billy the Kid: the Lincoln County war reconsidered: Publication Type: Book: Authors: Jacobsen, J: Place Published: Lincoln, NE: Publisher. Billy the Kid and Jim French assessed their situation, and figured out a way to escape by using pistol fire as cover and escaping.

Jim French went out first, followed by Billy the Kid, O'Folliard, and Jose Chavez y Chavez. The Dolan men saw them running and began shooting, killing Location: Lincoln County, New Mexico Territory. The facts set down in this narrative were gotten from the lips of "Billy the Kid," himself, and from such men as Pat Garrett, John W.

Poe, Kip McKinnie, Charlie Wall, the Coe brothers, Tom O'Phalliard, Henry Brown, John Middleton, Martin Chavez, and Ash Upson.

All these men took an active part, for or against, the "Kid."4/5(1). Books About Billy the Kid Your favorite books, fact or fiction, about the beloved American outlaw, William Bonney, aka Billy the Kid.

Such Men as Billy the Kid: The Lincoln County War Reconsidered by. Joel Jacobsen. Incorrect Book The list contains an incorrect book (please specify the title of. The facts set down in this narrative were gotten from the lips of "Billy the Kid," himself, and from such men as Pat Garrett, John W.

Poe, Kip McKinnie, Charlie Wall, the Coe Brothers, Tom O'Phalliard, Henry Brown, John Middleton, Martin Chavez, and Ash Upson. All these men took an active part, for or against, the "Kid.".

The True Story of Billy the Kid: A Tale of the Lincoln County War. Hardcover. Book Condition is Good. Dust jacket condition: good.

Some tears and soiling of dj. Book is in protective cover. No writing and clean pages. See images. Shipped with USPS Media Rating: % positive. Burns' book is turned into a movie, starring Johnny Mack Brown as Billy the Kid. In the movie, Brown carries the actual pistols that belonged to Billy the Kid loaned to the studio by William S.

: American Experience. This little book was published in The author claims to have known Billy the Kid, and sets forth writing about his life. It’s written in a sort of homespun manner, with simple sentences, casual syntax, and a tone that made me imagine an old man sitting in a rocking chair on the General Store’s front porch, whittling a piece of pine, and telling this tale of “The Kid.”/5(73).

The facts set down in this narrative were gotten from the lips of "Billy the Kid," himself, and from such men as Pat Garrett, John W. Poe, Kip McKinnie, Charlie Wall, the Coe brothers, Tom O'Phalliard, Henry Brown, John Middleton, Martin Chavez, and Ash Upson.

All these men took an active part, for or against, the "Kid.". “Killing Pat Garrett,” the Man Who Killed Billy the Kid. Thomas quotes the author Emerson Hough in calling Garrett “a man of little book education but well-born and of a high sense of humor.

The dispute that apparently led to Garrett’s demise involved a contract between the two men about the sale of goats and disagreement on how.

SUMMARY: The Nun Who Rode on Billy the Kid: Sleuthing a Foisted Frontier Fable is an exposé of the longstanding published claims that 19 th century Sister of Charity nun, Blandina Segale, befriended the outlaw, Billy Bonney, known as Billy the Kid.

Analysis of those claims reveals that no such relationship existed; though some have postulated that Sister Blandina did know a Colorado. Such Men as Billy the Kid: The Lincoln County War Reconsidered By Joel Jacobsen University of Nebraska Press, Read preview Overview The Real Billy the Kid: With New Light on the Lincoln County War By Miguel Antonio Otero Jr.

Arte Publico,   Jacobsen's book, "Such Men as Billy the Kid," tells how the Lincoln County War began after Lawrence G. Murphy, James J. Dolan and Emil Fritz went into partnership in. Buy a cheap copy of To Hell on a Fast Horse: Billy the Kid, book by Mark Lee Gardner.

“So richly detailed, you can almost smell the gunsmoke and the sweat of the saddles. ” —Hampton Sides, New York Times bestselling author of Ghost Soldiers No outlaw Free shipping over $/5(5).

The facts set down in this narrative were gotten from the lips of "Billy the Kid," himself, and from such men as Pat Garrett, John W. Poe, Kip McKinnie, Charlie Wall, the Coe brothers, Tom O.A walk down Lincoln, New Mexico’s Main Street is a step back into the Wild Wild was here that such men as Billy the Kid and Pat Garrett left their marks; here, that Indians, Mexican American settlers, gunfighters and corrupt politicians made themselves known; it was in this small settlement that the violent Lincoln County War erupted, which resulted in the deaths of a number of men.