The Lincoln County War Part 1

Season 3, Episode 31,   Nov 06, 2023, 12:00 PM

In November 1876, a 24-year-old wealthy cattleman and banker named John Tunstall, arrived in Lincoln County, New Mexico. Together with lawyer Alexander McSween, John Tunstall set up a rival business to the existing duo who ran things in town - Lawrence Murphy and James Dolan. In this two-part episode, we learn more about the bloody conflict that arose and became the Lincoln County War, and how it birthed the Wild West's most infamous outlaw - Billy the Kid.

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