Scott Dyke: Warren Earp’s story

Scott Dyke: Warren Earp’s story

By Scott Dyke Virgil Earp, Tombstone’s town marshal, brother Morgan and, of course, Wyatt are forever embedded in Western history. Books and movies spend an inordinate amount of attention on the three brothers. Little attention has been paid to the rest of the Earp tribe. Half-brother Newton (Nicholas Earp’s son by his first wife) was […]

1881 – Tombstone-Benson stage robbery thwarted

1881 – Tombstone-Benson stage robbery thwarted

By SoAzNewsX March 15 1875- Lincoln, New Mexico Territory- A.A. McSween and his wife, Susan, arrive in town and later become major players in the Lincoln County War. 1878- Prescott, Arizona Territory- a soldier convicted of murder is hanged. 1881- Arizona Territory– Gunmen failed in their bloody attempt to rob the Tombstone-Benson stagecoach, part of […]

1882 – Morgan Earp shot in back!

1882 – Morgan Earp shot in back!

By SoAzNewsX March 17 1865- Montana Territory- the Montana Post reports: “Only 22 sacks of flour in Silver Bow City, roads near impassable; 2 to 12 feet of snow in Deer Lodge. 1876 – Dakota Territory- the Battle of Powder River takes place. Some of Gen. George Crook’s troops led by Col. Joseph Reynolds attack […]