erik hewitt
DeArment's Bat book
Fri Jul 29, 23:36

Just began reading Bat Masterson's book by Mr. DeArment. He has Bat meeting Wyatt on the plains shooting buffalo.

Didh't the Peoria findings debunk Wyatt's buffalo hunting as myth?



    • Roger Jay didn't believe it to be true...DL Staley, Sat Jul 30 7:47
      https://www.historynet.com/wyatt-earps-lost-year/
      • DeArment's Bat bookerik hewitt, Sun Aug 07 20:22
        If DeArment's timeline of Bat's adventures are correct, Wyatt did a lot of lying. Wyatt wasn't a buff hunter in '72. Wyatt didn't stand down Ben Thompson, Wyatt and Morgan didn't bump into Wild Bill... more
        • Re: DeArment's Bat bookBob Cash, Wed Aug 10 6:42
          Robert DeArment's BAT MASTERSON was one of the first biographies of a Old West character that was rigorously researched. using as many primary sources as available at the time, and with sources footnoted.... more
          • Very true, and...DL Staley, Wed Aug 10 7:10
            Gunfighter in Gotham is a fantastic read.
            • Re: Very true, and...Pam Potter, Thu Aug 11 19:52
              I don't believe that was a very popular book but I too enjoyed it.
              • Frankie:)erik hewitt, Thu Aug 11 21:01
                Back to the DeArment book. The Clay Allison trees Dodge City incident is very cleverly displayed for what it was and what is wasn't! Pam!!!! How are you?
                • Re: Frankie:)Pam Potter, Fri Aug 12 4:24
                  Long time no "see". Ah the good old days. Every time I see your name I remember the post about a sandwich or something? :)