I enjoy reading this stuff, even though it seems to be taking forever for experts to reach a consensus on whether or not this is indeed Clell Miller's skeleton.
There's also a letter available on-line at the Minnesota Historical Society. I went hunting for it (again) and couldn't find it (again). The letter was written to the pardon…Continue
Seems like every day is an Anniversary of some historical incident or event, relating to the era of the Old or Wild West. Even if the incident or event didn't even occur in the West. This one has always been one of my favorites to study. One-Hundred and Thirty-Five Years ago today, the James-Younger Gang attempted to rob a bank in Northfield, Minnesota. And they got the crap kicked out of them for it.
According to Cole Younger, Charlie Pitts (one of three men who went inside the…Continue