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  • Gen. Thomas Jefferson Green (1802 - 1863)
    Reference: Ancestry Genealogy - SmartCopy : Jan 8 2019, 20:14:55 UTC Texas Independence General, Civil War Confederate Army Officer, Author. In the mid-1830s, he served in both the Texas Republic H...
  • Brevet Maj. General James Sanks Brisbin (USA) (1837 - 1892)
    MG James Sanks Brisbin Civil War Union Brevetted Major General. When the Civil War broke out, he was a lawyer in practice when commissioned a Captain in the First Dragoons, Union Army in 1861. Known ...
  • Count Agoston Haraszthy ("Father of California Viticulture") (1812 - 1869)
    Agoston Haraszthy (/ˈɑːɡəstən ˈhærəsti/; Hungarian: Haraszthy Ágoston [ˈhɒrɒsti ˈaːɡoʃton]; August 30, 1812, Pest, Hungary] – July 6, 1869, Corinto, Nicaragua) was a Hungarian-American traveler, writ...
  • Colonel Sidney D. Jackman (CSA) (1826 - 1886)
    Sidney Drake Jackman was an American farmer, teacher, and soldier. Jackman chose to follow the Confederate cause in 1861, and entered the Missouri State Guard. The next year he was appointed the colone...
  • Chief Red Cloud (Makhpiya-luta) Maȟpíya Lúta Red Cloud (1822 - 1909)
    Find a Grave Birth: 1822 Lincoln County Nebraska, USA Death: Dec. 10, 1909 Pine Ridge Shannon County South Dakota, USA Red Cloud, "Head Man" of the Oglala Lakota, for years frustrated efforts o...

Designed to capture contributors and participants in America's expansion westward from the east coast. Including politicians, newsmen, explorers, founding fathers, frontiersmen, mountainmen, railroadmen, lawmen, outlaws, gunfighters, etc.

Notable people of the American Old West



  • Sacajawea, Shoshone guide and interpreter during the Lewis and Clark expedition


  • Annie Oakley, Sharpshooter and Performer in Buffalo Bill's Wild West shows
  • Nan Aspinwall Expert horsewoman, lariatist and sharpshooter, and oriental dancer, "Princess Omene"

First Settlers

Indian Raids - Native American or American Indian Raids



  • Bill Dalton - Wild Bunch Gang, Dalton Gang
  • Grat Dalton - Dalton Gang
  • Bob Dalton - Dalton Gang
  • Em Dalton - Dalton Gang
  • Bill Doolin - Dalton Gang, Oklahombres Gang
  • Black Bart - Robbed Wells Fargo Co alone.
  • Wes Hardin - Killer, expert shooter
  • Cherokee Bill - Cook Gang
  • Butch Cassidy - Wild Bunch Gang
  • Black Jack Ketchum - Ketchum Gang
  • Sam Ketchum - Ketchum Gang
  • Calamity Jane was a frontierswoman and professional scout best known for her claim of being a close friend of Wild Bill Hickok, but also for having gained fame fighting Native Americans.
  • Laura Bullion, was an outlaw and a member of the Wild Bunch
  • Rose Dunn, was an outlaw
  • Pearl Hart, was an outlaw
  • Etta Place, was a bank robber
  • Lillian Smith, was a sharpshooter
  • Belle Starr, was a notorious American outlaw


  • Sam Houston, Won at the battle of San Jacinto, was Texas State's first senator


  • General Ranald Mackenzie aka "Bad Hand" was a soldier who fought in the Civil War, earning the name "Three Fingers" or "Bad Hand." Following the war he served with great distinction in the Indian wars.

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