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Outlaw Tales of South Dakota: True Stories of the Mount Rushmore State's Most Infamous Crooks, Culprits, and Cutthroats (Outlaw Tales)by T. D. Griffith
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Meet South Dakota's Wild Ones
From Deadwood to Aberdeen, Vermillion to Belle Fourche, the frontier towns of South Dakota were populated by some of the toughest and most dangerous characters in the West. Chief Two Sticks led a starving band of rebels on a desperate path of destruction. Bud Stevenss murder of a cattle kings son rang a death knell for an entire town. And bank robbers Stelle and Bennie Dickinson did their best to become South Dakotas very own Bonnie and Clyde.
From Wild Bill Hickock to Lame Johnny, Jack McCall to Lee Curly” Grimes, read about the most notorious desperados in the history of the Mount Rushmore State. Through these astonishing true stories, Outlaw Tales of South Dakota introduces you to a state you thought you knew— and a West wilder than youve ever imagined.
Book News Annotation:
Griffith, an independent author who lives in the Black Hills of South Dakota, has written historical profiles on the state's most infamous desperados such as Will Bill Hickok, Chief Two Sticks and bank robbers Stelle and Bennie Dickinson. Written for general audiences with an interest in the history of this region, this volume covers a wide selection of "cop killers, common crooks, muggers and their molls" from the last half of the 19th century through the first half of the 20th century. Historical maps and photographs detailing these notorious outlaws and their crimes are included. Annotation ©2009 Book News, Inc., Portland, OR (booknews.com)
Massacres, mayhem, and mischief fill the pages of Outlaw Tales of South Dakota. Ride with horse thieves and cattle rustlers, stagecoach, and train robbers. Duck the bullets of murderers, plot strategies with con artists, hiss at lawmen turned outlaws. A refreshing new perspective on some of the most infamous reprobates of the Great Plains.
Table of Contents
(1) The Legend Ends (2) Curley Grimes (3) Robert McKimie, aka Little Reddy (4) Isadore Cavanaugh (5) The Case of Crow Dog (6) George Sitts (7) Drop Him Till He Dies (8) The Millionaire's Son (9) The Belle of the Ball (10) Lame Johnny's Lost Gold (11) A Leap of Faith (12) Powderhouse Blast (13) Kid Wade (14) Sam Bass (15) Hangman's Hill (16) Flyspeck Billy
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