Nevada Gunsmoke: Frontier Fighters of the Boom Years, 1850-1890 (Paperback)

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From 1860 to 1900, many towns in Nevada sprang up to serve the mining camps in the area. These towns provided the breeding ground for a unique character known as the mining camp gunman. This book delves 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.

About the Author


Elmer D. McInnes has long been an expert on the lives of outlaws, lawmen and gunfighters of the Old West. He worked in the 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 Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada. Lauretta Ritchie-McInnes has worked for over 26 years as an executive for the Saskatchewan Legislative Assembly. She contributes to the writing process through research observations and technical assistance. She lives in Yorkton, Saskatchewan, Canada.
Product Details
ISBN: 9781476686318
ISBN-10: 1476686319
Publisher: McFarland and Company, Inc.
Publication Date: January 27th, 2022
Pages: 233
Language: English