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Fact and fiction have become so thoroughly intangled that the truth of what really happened in Tombstone has become buried in folklore. The main goal of this page is to clear up the myths surrounding the Tombstone saga and individuals like Wyatt Earp.
Wyatt Earp has become the most famous lawman of the old west. Yet, many of the claims made for or by Wyatt Earp remain very controversial. In an effort to present the true facts concerning the many myths in the Wyatt Earp story, I will begin to examine some of the Wyatt Earp claims that are controversial.
Did Wyatt Earp arrest Ben Thompson in Ellsworth?
Did Wyatt Earp face down Clay Allison in Dodge City?
What law positions did Wyatt Earp hold in Tombstone?
Was Wyatt Earp the man who saved Johnny-Behind-The-Duece from being lynch in Tombstone?
Did Wyatt Earp kill Curly Bill Brocius?
Did Wyatt Earp kill John Ringo?
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Morgan Earp was shot and killed in Tombstone in late March 1882. A few days later, Wyatt Earp and some others left Tombstone and headed to Tucson, where they killed Frank Stilwell on March 20, 1882. Wyatt Earp and his party returned to Tombstone but quickly left again, never returning to Tombstone.
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