at least as reliable as anyone else. The best part of Siringo's writings are the descriptions of the people and places he visited in his ramblings. Of all those connected with the Lincoln County War, he is the only one to have visited Fred Waite's home and his description of the country is accurate. He often presents a different perspective to events but they don't make him wrong as he is simply reporting on what he knew at the time.
He walked the ground, he knew the people, his reporting is a primary source .... first-hand info. As a detective he had access to the company files. So far, the only fault I can find is minor, but he ... more