Bat Masterson

January 2001
Great Gunfighters of the Wild West;2001, p22
The article profiles William Bartholomew Masterson, a gunfighter during the Wild West period in the U.S. Masterson was one of the buffalo hunters attacked by Comanche warriors during the Battle of Adobe Walls in Texas on July 27, 1874. He was elected as sheriff of Ford County in Kansas in 1877. The gunfighter settled in Denver in 1891 and was hired as a sportswriter for the "New York Morning Telegraph."


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