Virgil Earp

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  • The Clanton Gang Essay

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    1881, 2:30 p.m., and the setting was a vacant lot officially known as lot number two, block 17, in Tombstone, Arizona (internet, #5). Nineteen year old Billy Clanton, thirty-four year old Ike Clanton, and Tom and Frank McLaury face Wyatt, Virgil, and Morgan Earp, along with Doc Holliday. The O.K. Corral Gunfight last 30 seconds, Frank McLaury was dead from a bullet wound to the stomach fired from Wyatt’s gun, Tom McLaury was dead from Doc Holliday’s shotgun, and Billy Clanton was dying from chest

  • Tombstone Massacre Essay

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    and the Earp brothers ending a feud in bullets and blood. What people don’t believe is that Wyatt Earp was scared to kill a man as a child. So I’m going to talk about the beginning, way before the feud. Wyatt was born March 19, 1848 in a small town in Illinois called Monmouth. He was the third born son out of five from Nicholas and Virginia Earp. Wyatt was never fond of being around the house. He was caught time after time trying to run off and fight the civil war with his brothers Virgil and James

  • Quality Enhancement Program ( Qep ) Assignment

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    Program (QEP) Assignment Born March 19,1848 Wyatt Earp, was one of the most iconic lawmen of the American frontier. He worked as a sheriff to help subdue the wild trend of cowboys that enveloped the western frontier. Taking part in one of the most extreme gun battles in American history, Earp took a stand against deranged cowboys at the O.K Corral In Tombstone, Arizona. He died on January 13, 1929 in Los Angeles, California. Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp, an American gambler, Arizona Deputy Sheriff,

  • The Legend Of The West

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    Wyatt Earp, a legend of the West, almost synonymous like Bufflo Bill, had entrance the nation with tales of outlaws, cowboy, and prowling lawmen. This has led to many myths surrounding the famous gunfight at O.K. Corral, in which its popularity as led to many films. The films, My Darling Clementine, Tombstone, and Wyatt Earp, share a common subject and information, however, each provides is own perspective into the Earps and the cowboy conflict. The films offer different versions of the same events

  • Analysis Of The Movie ' Tombstone '

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    the first week. Tombstone is based in the city of Tombstone in the Arizona Territory during the 1880s. The movie is about the conflict that an ex-cattle town sheriff and his family face. Wyatt Earp, played by Kurt Russell, his older Brother Virgil Earp, (Sam Elliott), and his younger brother Morgan Earp, (Bill Paxton), come to Tombstone to become miners. When they first get off the wagon at the hotel, the county sheriff greets them and gives them a tour and they come to a saloon put out the business

  • Doc Holliday: Wyat Earp's Ally

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    Strangest Ally). This is just one of Doc Holliday’s famous lines. Doc had a very interesting life, from the time of his dentistry career, to his gambling days with the Earp brothers. He will continue to be a legendary character for helping make the West livable. Doc Holliday wasn’t just a dentist; he was a gun-slinging gambler who helped the Earps tame the Wild West (SV;SV). Doc had a tough life. He had a disease known as tuberculosis, which affects the respiratory system. In this period of time Tuberculosis

  • Wyatt Earp : The Fourth Of The Civil War

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    Wyatt Earp was born march 19, 1848 in Monmouth Illinois. Wyatt was the fourth of nicholas and virginia ann earp. He had two older brother James and Virgil and older sister martha. He also had a older half brother Newton. Wyatt also had two younger brothers warren and morgan and two little sisters virginia ann and adelia. Both virginia ann and martha died at childhood. Wyatt spent most of his childhood in Illinois and iowa. Wyatts three older brothers join the civil war on the union side. Wyatt tried

  • Biography of Wyatt Earp Essay

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    Biography of Wyatt Earp Wyatt Earp, born Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp, was born on March 19, 1848 in Manmouth, Illinois to Nicholas and Virginia Earp. When Wyatt was two, his parents moved him across the Mississippi River to Pella, Iowa. He was considered a great western lawman. His first experience as a lawman was as a constable of Lamar, Missouri for four months in the year 1870. In April, 1875, he was appointed to the Wichita Kansas police force only to be released from that job on April

  • Tombstone: Fact or Fiction Essay

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    famous cowboy, Wyatt Earp, focusing on what led to the gunfight at the O.K. Corral. Tombstone provides a mixture of both fact and fiction, however I believe this film to be mainly accurate. After seeing this particular film, I have resulted in finding some of the accurate and incorrect scenes and facts. Just to name a couple of the films inaccuracies are the misleading facts about the

  • Biography of Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp Essay

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    Biography of Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp Wyatt Berry Stapp Earp was born on March 19, 1848 in Monmouth, Illinois. His father Nicholas was a lawyer who preferred a life of farming. From an early age, Wyatt learned from his father to stand up for what was right. When Wyatt was two years old, the family moved to Iowa. In 1861, the Civil War broke out, and Wyatt's father and three older brothers joined the Union Army. Soon after, Wyatt ran away to enlist, but his father caught him and sent him back home