The marriage of Charlie and Manuela Bowdre (he identifies them as being on horseback). He also claims the picture includes William Bonney (inset), Tom Folliard, Sallie Chisum, Paulita Maxwell, Josiah “Doc” Scurlock, “Big Jim” French and Antonia Scurlock. <><><> A NatGeo doc has information about the authenticity of this photo. Interesting to note the "authenticators" ultimately paid about $5,000,000,000.00 for the item. 🤑
Pat F. Garrett 1850 - 1908. Called the most famous Westerner of his time. He was Rancher, Businessman and Peace Officer. In 1881, as sherriff of Lincoln County, he killed the notorious outlaw Billy the Kid. Pres. Teddy Roosevelt appointed him Collector of Customs at El Paso in 1901. On Feb 29, 1908, Garrett was murdered by a cowboy in a dispute near Las Cruces, N.M. Inset: a Colt .44 Frontier pistol, the model of pistol that Garrett used for when he shot to death Billy the Kid.
William H. Bonney (born William Henry McCarty, Jr. c.1859 – c.1881), better known as Billy the Kid & also known as Henry Antrim, was a 19th-century Irish American gunman who participated in the Lincoln County War & became a frontier outlaw in the American Old West. According to legend, he killed 21 men, but it is generally believed that he killed between four & nine. He killed his first man in 1877 at the age of 17, although he could have been as young as 15.
Billy the Kid: (1859 - 1881), real name William McCarty, has become one of the legendary figures of the Wild West. His mother was an Irish immigrant who grew up in Ireland and raised her son in a New York slum before heading out west.