Western History



Authentic Old West Re-Enactors



Western History is an important part of Gunfighters For Hire, as it was a major part of the development of the United States. There are so many stories and this page is dedicated to bringing some of those stories for you to read and enjoy.  They are linked to a great website: "Chronicle of the Old West". We hope you enjoy each edition of "This Week In The Old West" by Dakota Livesay.



June 26 - July 2: Kid Curry

June 19 - 25: Stand Watie

June 12 - 18: John Colter

June 5 - 11: Chief Eskiminzin

May 29 - June 4: Ashley and Arikaras

May 22 - 28: John Wesley Harden's 21st

May 15 - 21: Undelivered Telegram

May 8 - 14: Wind Wagon

April 17 - 23: A Great Newspaper Battle

April 10 - 16: Levi Strauss

April 3 - 9: Seminole-Negroes

April 1 - 7: Pony Express

March 27 - April 2: Women Jurors

March 25 - 31: The Black Bean Draw

March 20 - 26: Boat Stolen

March 13 - 19: Actor Ben Porter Killed

March 11 - 17: Polite Robbers

March 6 - 12: Judge Roy Bean

March 4 - 10: Jack Slade

February 27 - March 5: The Great Camel Experiment

February 13 - 19: The Silver Deal

February 12 - 18: Cynthia Ann Parker

January 29 - February 4: William Breakenridge

January 15 - 21: Joel Fowler

January 1 - 7: Homestead Act


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Dakota Livesay



December 4 - 10: The Silence Cure

November 27 - December 3: Jim Beckwourth

November 20 - 26: Carry Nation

November 13 - 19: Swill Cart Crash

November 6 - 12: Roundezvous

October 30 - November 5: Nevada Becomes a State

October 23 - 29: Barbed Wire

October 16 - 22: Sutro Tunnel

October 9 - 15: Texas Annexed

October 2 - 8: Ellis Bean

September 18 - October 1: Lew Wallace

September 18 - 24: Oliver Perry

September 11 - 17: Theordore Roosevelt

September 4 - 10: Crazy Horse

August 28 - September 3: Tombstone, Arizona Territory

August 14 - 20: Thompson-Sterling Shootout

August 7 - 13: Red Jack Gang

July 31 - August 6: John Baylor

July 24 - 30: The Buck Gang

July 17 - 23: Doc Kills Gordon

July 10 - 16: Jack Harris

July 3 - 9: John Harden Kills Town


January - June



July - December



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