Photo of Billy the Kid playing cards with his gang set to fetch $1m
The previously unseen black and white image from 1877 shows the American outlaw playing cards with three members of his gang - Richard Brewer, Fred Waite and Henry Brown.
George "Dad" Peppin, 1841-1904, corrupt Sheriff of Lincoln County. Serving as Deputy under William Brady, he was present at Brady's ambush, but was not wounded. He was Sheriff during the Five Day Battle of Lincoln at the McSween home, resigning office immediately after, and living in fear of his life. He died in obscurity.
John Tunstall on a sixth plate tintype. Benefactor of Billy The Kid, his cold blooded murder set off the Lincoln County War. Without a doubt the original Regulator. Appearing here on a sixth plate tintype. Original image from the collection of P. W. Butler.
George Washington Coe (1856-1941) - Find A Grave...
Rode with cousin Frank Coe (Benjamin Franklin Coe) and Billy the Kid (William Bonney)in the Lincoln County Wars of New Mexico. Along with his cousin, Frank, George Coe moved to Lincoln and got a place on the Ruidoso where he made friends with Dick Brewer, Tunstall, and Billy the Kid. He was drawn into the Lincoln...
Frank McNab. In the 1870s, he was a cattle detective for John Chisum. After John Tunstall's murder, McNab joined The Regulators as second in command to Dick Brewer. After Brewer's death, McNab became their leader, and was involved in the ambush of Sheriff Brady on 1 April 1878, and the fight at Blazer's Mill. On 29 April, on their way to George Coe's ranch, McNab, Coe and Ab Saunders were ambushed by the Jesse Evans Gang. McNab was shotgunned to death by Manuel Segovia.
New 'Billy the Kid' photo real, says Houston forensic artist
Is this photograph of Billy the Kid? Famed Houston forensic artist Lois Gibson says it is. Gibson has been called the most successful forensic artist in the country with her sketches of suspects credited with solving more than a thousand crimes. When it comes to famous photographs, Gibson is again, no rookie. Perhaps most famously identifying a sailor kissing a girl on New York's Times Square at the end of World War II.
Long Lost Jailhouse Interview with Billy the Kid and Illustration Uncovered - True West Magazine
The interview with Billy the Kid in a Santa Fe jail - appeared in the January 20, 1881, Las Vegas Gazette - was shared exclusively with True West.
Old Lincoln County Courthouse (1870), Billy the Kid's escape route 03, US Hwy 380, Lincoln, NM (pop. 189)
Plaque: BILLY THE KID'S ESCAPE The county had just purchased this building and had yet to construct a jail, so prisoners were held upstairs. The only access to the second floor was this stairway. Two weeks before the execution the Kid killed his two guards, Deputy J.W. Bell and U.S. Marshall Robert Olinger, and escaped. According to Sheriff Garrett, who was out of town at the time, Deputy Bell accompanied the Kid to the outhouse in back of the building while Marshall Olinger had the other…