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Assault On The Deadwood Stage. Roadagents And Shotgun Messengers. by Robert K. Dearment

Assault On The Deadwood Stage. Roadagents And Shotgun Messengers.

by Robert K. Dearment

Publication: University of Oklahoma Press, 2011, Norman

First edition. 8vo. Two-tone quarter cloth and boards, brown endpapers, xiii [blank], 279 pp., foreword, acknowledgments, illustrated, portraits, notes, bibliography, index. Foreword by Joseph G. Rosa. An excellent book that details the "good guys" and the "bad guys" behind the violent crimes that were committed by road agents. The setting is Dakota Territory in the 1870s when Deadwood was a thriving, and largely lawless, frontier boomtown. Many legendary figures populate this book including Wild Bill Hickok, James L. "Whispering" Smith, Buffalo Bill, and many others. As new, unread copy in dust jacket.

Inventory Number: 45537

$45.00