AZ Manhunts and Massacres

manhunts & massacres The story of the “Wild West” of Arizona, during the late 19th century and early 20th century, is fascinating. And no one tells it more vividly or accurately than the six authors of  Manhunts & Massacres. This compilation of stories published by the Arizona Dept. of Transportation, is part of the Wild West Collection of its Arizona Highways Book series. You’ll hear about murdering army deserters, native american warriors who chose death over surrender, a legendary sheriff who got the drop on a fugitive murderer, Spanish soldiers who hunt down Navajo warriors,  and a fierce killer as he faces the noose.

The story of inept ranchers who ambushed Army pay wagons, draft dodgers who flee to Mexico but are hunted down by an unrelenting posse, and a diminutive Tucson pioneer who hunts Geronimo are fascinating tales you won’t want to miss.

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