“WOMAN WITH A BADGE”

Deputy US Marshal

— FEARLESS AND EFFICIENT —  Deputy U.S. Marshal F.M. Miller adjusted her Colt revolver and cartridge belt. After a quick glance at a wagon full of prisoners, she and lifted herself into the saddle.

According to the Nov. 19, 1891, issue of the Muskogee Phoenix, Miller spent most of her time transporting and guarding prisoners.

The first female deputy assigned to Indian Territory in the late 19th century, Miller was appointed to […]

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