Billy the Kid, Almost Home

   I know why Billy the Kid didn’t leave New Mexico when Pat Garrett was hunting him.    Because Billy was home; the only home he had ever had.    Before Lincoln and Fort Sumner, the Kid’s mother, Catherine McCarty, moved the family from New York to Indianapolis, to Wichita and Denver, to Santa Fe and Silver City,…

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Robert Utley Talks Billy, Custer and Sitting Bull

Was Custer really unfaithful to Libbie and was he unfaithful with an Indian
I believe, and so contended in my biography of Custer, that he was sleeping with the Cheyenne Monaseeta while in camp after the Washita fight, Utley said.

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