The conquering of the West made ripe grounds for unbelievable moments.
By Orrin Grey
This short-lived service has maintained a large presence in our historical imagination.
By Jessica Manfre, We Are the Mighty
A so-called coward made his most infamous move on April 3, 1882.
By Catherine Phelan
The specter of cannibalism overshadows many other fascinating facts about the emigrants.
By Dave Adams
Bass Reeves was the first black deputy marshal west of the Mississippi–and one of the most beloved.
By Blake Stilwell, We Are the Mighty