Gunfighting in the Wild West

January 2001
Great Gunfighters of the Wild West;2001, p1
The article highlights gunfights in the U.S. during the Wild West period in the late 1800s. Among the gunfighters known during the era were Wyatt Earp and Jesse James. Guns were used by Westerners to hunt wild game animals. There was a struggle between lawmen and outlaws in the Wild West period. The battle ceased when the lawmen won and law and order were brought back to the West.


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