You’d grow a man’s man mustache too if you were a slavery-escapin’, outlaw-killin’ badass.
6 Real-Life Gunslingers Who Put Billy the Kid to Shame

#2. Bass Reeves Dispatches Three Cop Killers With the Utmost Courtesy
Bass Reeves was a slave in Texas before managing to escape to Oklahoma (or Indian Territory, as it was called back before that name became ironic), where he was appointed a U.S. deputy marshal for his expert skill as a tracker and marksman. During his career as the most respected marshal in Oklahoma, he participated in more gunfights than a Hong Kong action star and achieved an arrest record of about 3,000. Despite the fact that he personally planted 14 outlaws in the ground, Reeves himself never got so much as a scratch.

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You’d grow a man’s man mustache too if you were a slavery-escapin’, outlaw-killin’ badass.

6 Real-Life Gunslingers Who Put Billy the Kid to Shame

#2. Bass Reeves Dispatches Three Cop Killers With the Utmost Courtesy

Bass Reeves was a slave in Texas before managing to escape to Oklahoma (or Indian Territory, as it was called back before that name became ironic), where he was appointed a U.S. deputy marshal for his expert skill as a tracker and marksman. During his career as the most respected marshal in Oklahoma, he participated in more gunfights than a Hong Kong action star and achieved an arrest record of about 3,000. Despite the fact that he personally planted 14 outlaws in the ground, Reeves himself never got so much as a scratch.

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