I wonder what was considered the "Top and Bottom" gang, could have been conflated with the "Earp gang", a later thing, in the public mind. I guess all these roving and colorful gamblers were old allies, or foes, and we know Doc was there in the thick of it. Also Morgan had been identified in an article (wrongly, Kenny) as a Top and Bottom man.
Butch, I don't think this story has been dismissed out of hand. The detailed reporting that Kenny provided and the information I added demonstrates that the circumstances of the San Augustin Festival ... more