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Sun Dec 3, 2017 7:03pm

Colin that's not correct. Butch was in Big Horn Basin by at least 1889. Flat Nose Curry was in JC much earlier where he ranched near HIW. In fact the HIW gang was known at that time.We also have several other cowboys like Ritchie and Nutcher who were in JC working and left because of the pressure from WSGA and sheriffs. They also went to BHB. Many of the outlaws who ended up in WB had their beginnings in JC .

  • JCWColin Taylor, Sun Dec 3 6:03pm
    Vince- What I was saying was---None of the Wild Bunch were in Wyoming this early. While the JCW encommenced more than Johnson County, it all happened in Wyoming. There are a number of pretty good... more
    • Re: JCWVince Garcia, Mon Dec 4 2:25am
      Pat beat me to it, but I was going to point out Butch was working for the 2 bar and other ranches in 1891. Then, of course, he's arrested in 1892 so he's definitely in Wyoming during the strife,... more
      • VincePat, Mon Dec 4 9:58am
        Butch was not working for the 2Bar in 1891. He was in Lost Cabin and BHB .There is a lot of documentation on it. He had his own little cattle /horse herd and was also working at the Padlock on Owl... more
        • More Pat, Mon Dec 4 10:04am
          Let's not forget Armento who was a notorious cattle and horse thief (1880 to 1900) and hung with Butch and others at Lost Cabin and Lander. He is even with Butch at the Occidental Hotel in Buffalo.... more
    • Sorry to say — Pat, Sun Dec 3 7:03pm
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