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BAT MASTERSON

This is a locomotive in Dodge City. It is a much bigger engine than the one that pulled Bat into town for his celebrated gunfight with Peacock and Updegraff. By the Updegraff was shot there were several participants in the shootout. It is not likely that Bat had a clear shot at him. It might have been Jim Masterson or Charlie Ronan who shot him. In any event Bat payed a small fine for shooting inside the town limits and then he, his brother Jim, and Charlie were cordially invited to leave town that same day.
HYSTERICAL JOURNEY TO HISTORIC PLACES

September 12th 2014
AUGUST 23, 2014 This will be a day of rest. Long days in the vehicle sometimes bring on a wee touch of sciatica. This morning was rung in bright and shiny as a new penny. I drove over to Cimarron. My friend Jim Monacle was raised in that little town and still has family thereabouts. Cimmaron is 16 miles west of Dodge City and is famous as the site of the Gray County Court House War. Folk ... read more
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American Flag Britain's American colonies broke with the mother country in 1776 and were recognized as the new nation of the United States of America following the Treaty of Paris in 1783. During the 19th and 20th centuries, 37 new states were added to the origina... ... read more
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