California Badmen: Mean Men with Guns

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Quill Driver Books, Sep 1, 2006 - History - 234 pages
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California Badmen is a exploration of little-known Western frontier gunfighters. Billy Mulligan, Sam Temple, Peter Olsen, Joe Dye, Bob McFarlane and those responsible for the Rancheria killings are brought back through the pages and taking their stand in Californian history. The riotous lives of these unique collection of mean men with guns spill over the California frontier and rival the likes of “Wild Bill” Hickok, Billy the Kid, and the Earp Family.
  

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Contents

Billy Mulligan
1
Rancheria
64
Ramonas Tale
85
Manhunt
119
Why Joe Dye Died 13
139
Born to be Bad
187
Index
221
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William B. Secrest, Jr. is a historian and the author of "California"" Disasters 1812-1899,"" Fresno County-The Pioneer Years,"" "and" A Portrait of Fresno,"""" "He lives in Fresno, California.

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