Frontier Fighters of the Boom Years, 1850–1890
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About the Book
Between 1860 and 1900, many towns in Nevada sprang up to serve the needs of the mining camps in the area. These towns provided the genesis and a breeding ground for a unique character known as “the mining camp gunman.” The fourteen chapters of this work delve into the violent and gritty lives of various Nevada characters, including gunfighting miner Dick Prentice, lawman and politico Leslie Blackburn, peace officer William McKee, ruthless killer Hank Parrish, outlaw escape artist John Burke and other characters have been researched and chronicled in this book.
About the Author(s)
Elmer D. McInnes has long been considered an expert on the lives of outlaws, lawmen and gunfighters of the Old West. He worked in the retail book industry for over 35 years and has researched, written and published numerous magazine articles as well as five books dealing with Old West history. He lives in live in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Lauretta Ritchie-McInnes has worked for over 26 years as an executive for the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly. She is a research assistant and attempts to contribute to the writing process through observations and technical assistance. She lives in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Elmer D. McInnes with Lauretta Ritchie-McInnes
Format: softcover (7 x 10)
Bibliographic Info: ca. 30 photos, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2021