Tombstone History Archives

 Chronicles of Tombstone's Turbulent Years

Historical Articles


Published and unpublished writings by contemporary authors and historians.

New additions are listed in italics.


    1880s Shotgun Patterns (and their relation to the street fight) - By Randy Lish


    “It’s Just a Flesh Wound”: The Gunfights of Tombstone’s Black Knight - By Paul Cool


    Were the McLaurys Leaving Tombstone? - By Paul L. Johnson


    Remembering the McLaurys - by Pam Potter


    O.K. Corral: A Gunfight Shrouded in Mystery - by Casey Tefertiller and Jeff Morey


    A Fresh Look at “Big Nose Kate” - by Patrick A. Bowmaster


    The Spicer Hearing Testimony of H. F. Sills - A Detailed Comparison by Mark Dworkin


    H. F. Sills, Mystery Man of the O. K. Corral Shootout - by Jane Matson Lee and Mark Dworkin


    Charlie Siringo, Letter Writer - by Mark Dworkin


    Escape of a Highwayman: The Riddle of Sherman McMaster - by Paul Cool


    The Streetfight: What We Know And Why We Know It - by Jeff Morey


    Lady Sadie (True West article) - by Carol Mitchell


    Big Nosed Kate - by Anton Mazzanovich


    The Second Article on Wyatt Earp, Frontier Marshal - by Anton Mazzanovich


    Did Wyatt Earp Arrest Ben Thompson In Ellsworth In 1873? - by Gary Roberts


    “Blaze Away!” Doc Holliday’s Role in the West’s Most Famous Gunfight - by Jeff Morey


    Wyatt Earp and the “Buntline Special” Myth - by William B. Shillingberg


    Wyatt Earp’s Buntline Special - by Jeff Morey


    Quiet Wyatt - by Woody Campbell


    Wyatt Earp, Senior Citizen - by S. J. Reidhead



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