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Hailed by many historians and researchers as "a book that needed to be written". The bookshelves are flooded with volumes and volumes of material on Billy the Kid, but this unique book approaches the Lincoln County War from an entirely new perspective. Beginning with the Horrell War of 1873 and concluding with Billy's death at the hands of Pat Garrett on 14 July 1881 at Fort Sumner, New Mexico you will learn exactly what guns were available, and used, by the various combatants. Cliff Caldwell's "Guns of the Lincoln County War" is intended to aid Billy the Kid and Lincoln County War enthusiasts in understanding and interpretation the weapons that were available, and used, at the time. The book is written in such a way that the reader who is completely unfamiliar with firearms can still come away with a good understanding of the arms of the period and who might have used them. It contains a number of photographs of period firearms as well as a helpful appendix section.
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Clifford Caldwell has continually cultivated his interest in Western History since boyhood. After a stint in United States Marine Corps during the Vietnam War, and a thirty-five years career working for several Fortune 500 Corporations Cliff is now retired and is free to pursue his earlier dream. He is the author of over a dozen non-fiction book on the history of the American West, largely covering Texas cattle kings, lawmen, outlaws and cattle trails. He is also the author of the enormously popular book, "Dead Right - The Lincoln County War." Cliff is recognized as an accomplished historian and researcher on the American West. He is a member of Western Writers of America and was a candidate for the Golden Spur Award in 2007. When not deeply involved in writing, Cliff volunteers some of his time doing research for the Peace Officers Memorial Foundation of Texas and is a volunteer leader at the Christian Men's Job Corp of Kerr, Texas. He and his wife Ellen live in the Hill Country of Texas, near Mountain Home.
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Book Description Clifford R. Caldwell, 2009. Paperback. Condition: Brand New. first edition edition. 126 pages. 10.00x8.00x0.28 inches. This item is printed on demand. Seller Inventory # zk0578016796
Book Description Clifford R. Caldwell, 2009. Paperback. Condition: New. Never used!. Seller Inventory # P110578016796
Book Description Clifford R. Caldwell, 2009. Condition: New. book. Seller Inventory # M0578016796