1882 – Outlaw John Ringo’s body found shot; ruled suicide

1882 – Outlaw John Ringo’s body found shot; ruled suicide

By SoAzNewsX June 14 1846- Sonoma, California- a group of U.S. settlers declare Mexico’s California to be a republic. 1865- Idaho Territory- Crazy Horse leads an escape of mostly Sioux Indians, being relocated to Fort Kearney, Nebraska, from the U.S. Cavalry. 1872- Dakota Territory- Fort McKeen is established, south of present day Bismarck, North Dakota. […]

1876 – James-Younger Gang hauls $100,000 from express car

1876 – James-Younger Gang hauls $100,000 from express car

By SoAzNewsX June 7 1863- Mexico City is captured by French troops. 1866- Fort Madison Reservation, near present day Bremerton, Washington, Chief Seattle dies at age 78. 1867- Fort Hayes, Kansas- due to torrential rains causing Big Creek to overflow its banks, flooding the fort, the commander, Lieutenant Colonel George Custer, moved the residents, including […]

1900 – Deranged woman wrecks saloon!

1900 – Deranged woman wrecks saloon!

By SoAzNewsX May 31 1867- Bluff Ranch, Kansas- two enlisted members of an escort from Fort Dodge are killed by Indians near the ranch. 1877- Nebraska- Colonel Nelson Miles reports that 2,300 Sioux have surrendered at the Red Cloud and Spotted Tail Agencies in the last two months. 1900- Kiowa, Kansas– Carry Nation went on […]

1885 – Geronimo leaves San Carlos Reservation

1885 – Geronimo leaves San Carlos Reservation

By SoAzNewsX May 17 1853-Fort Riley, Kansas Territory- the fort was established by Captain Charles S. Lovell, 6th U.S. Infantry, on a site recommended by Colonel Thomas T. Flauntleroy, 1st U. S. Dragoons. 1868- Montana Territory- Camp Cooke, on the Judith River, is attacked by 2,500 Sioux. 1870- Kit Carson, Colorado Territory- the Union Pacific […]

1869 – The nation is now connected coast to coast by rail

1869 – The nation is now connected coast to coast by rail

By SoAzNewsX May 10 1868- Fort Leavenworth, Kansas- the horse Comanche arrives from St. Louis and receives a “US” brand. Shortly later the horse is bought from the government by Captain Myles Keogh for $90. Comanche is later the only survivor at Custer’s Massacre. 1869- Promontory, Utah– a golden spike was driven where the Central […]

1882 – Pres Arthur threatens martial law in Arizona Territory

1882 – Pres Arthur threatens martial law in Arizona Territory

By SoAzNewsX May 3 1859- Texas- Andy Adams, cowboy and author of “The Log of a Cowboy” was born. From early youth he helped his two brothers with cattle and horses on their father’s farm. Adams traveled to Texas in the early 1880s and remained there for ten years, eight of which he spent in […]

1889 – Gunman Malachi Allen hung at Fort Smith, Arkansas for murder

1889 – Gunman Malachi Allen hung at Fort Smith, Arkansas for murder

By SoAzNewsX April 19 1859- New Mexico Territory (present day Arizona)- barely a week old, Camp Colorado becomes Fort Mojave. 1867- Fort Dodge, Kansas- the 7th Cavalry reports six Indians killed in a fight near the fort. 1875- Montana Territory- the territorial capital moves from Virginia City to Helena. 1876- Wichita, Kansas– the city council […]

1883 – Black Bart robs another stage!

1883 – Black Bart robs another stage!

By SoAzNewsX April 12 1867- Fort Larned Kansas- General Hancock tells Cheyenne Indians to abide by the treaty of 1865 and stay on their lands south of the Arkansas River, or risk war. 1872- Columbia, Kentucky- Jesse James gang robs bank (1 dead/$1,500). 1883- California– Black Bart robs the Lakeport-Cloverdale stage again, this time about […]

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