Billy the Kid was born William Henry McCarty Jr. on November 23, 1859 in New York City. Little is known of his youth, but early on he entered a life of thievery, eventually heading west and joining a violent gang. Billy was captured and sentenced to death for the murder of a sheriff, but escaped after killing guards. The legend of Billy the Kid was created by his killer, Sheriff Garrett.
Billy the Kid has been the topic of many western adventures. These stories are based on an actual out-law who roamed the western towns stealing and killing until he was finally stopped by a brave sheriff who gunned this bragging fast gun down to his death.
by yankeeintexas 7 years ago
Should Billy the Kid be given any kind of pardon after 129 year since his death?He was promised a pardon from Territorial Governor of the time, Lew Wallace, if he testified in another murder case (the pardon was never given). Remember, he killed two lawmen when he escaped from the Lincoln County...
by mischeviousme 6 years ago
Usually, when someone writes about God, it is not to debate. It is the intent of the religious zealots to challenge and prove their indoctrination. My beliefs are better because of this, or you're wrong because my pastor said that. It is the common mistake of most people, to see their religion as...
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