“ROUGH NIGHT AT MUSKOGEE”

Oklahoma Territory

— KILLER OVERPOWERS LAWMEN —   Five men on horseback—three deputies and two prisoners—came across a deserted cabin near Muskogee, Oklahoma Territory, in April 1888, and decided to take cover from the approaching darkness and dropping temperatures. 

The group included outlaws John Billee and Thomas Willis and Deputy U.S. Marshals Will Ayers, James Wilkerson, and Perry DuVall.

The lawman arrested the two outlaws for the April 12th robbery and […]

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