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The Resource Bloody Bill Longley : the mythology of a gunfighter, Rick Miller ; foreword by David Johnson

Bloody Bill Longley : the mythology of a gunfighter, Rick Miller ; foreword by David Johnson

Label
Bloody Bill Longley : the mythology of a gunfighter
Title
Bloody Bill Longley
Title remainder
the mythology of a gunfighter
Statement of responsibility
Rick Miller ; foreword by David Johnson
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
William Preston "Bill" Longley (1851-1878), though born into a strong Christian family, turned bad during Reconstruction in Texas, much like other young boys of that time, including the deadly John Wesley Hardin. He went on a murderous rampage over the last few years of his life, shotgunning Wilson Anderson in retribution for Anderson's killing of a relative; killing George Thomas in McLennan County; and shooting William "Lou" Shroyer in a running gunfight. Longley even killed the Reverend William R. Lay while Lay was milking a cow. Once he was arrested in 1877, and subsequently sentenced to h
Member of
Biography type
individual biography
Cataloging source
N$T
http://library.link/vocab/creatorDate
1941-
http://library.link/vocab/creatorName
Miller, Rick
Dewey number
976.4/063092
Illustrations
illustrations
Index
index present
LC call number
CT275.L668
LC item number
M55 2011eb
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
  • dictionaries
  • bibliography
Series statement
A.C. Greene series
Series volume
no. 10
http://library.link/vocab/subjectName
  • Longley, William Preston
  • Langley family
  • Outlaws
  • Brigands and robbers
  • Texas
  • Langley family
  • Longley, William Preston
  • BIOGRAPHY & AUTOBIOGRAPHY
  • HISTORY
  • Brigands and robbers
  • Outlaws
  • Texas
Label
Bloody Bill Longley : the mythology of a gunfighter, Rick Miller ; foreword by David Johnson
Instantiates
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-349) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A good-hearted boy -- These desperate scoundrels and out laws -- Murdering, robbing, and ravishing -- I kept on pumping lead -- We set out in fine spirit -- A man of low instinct and habits -- The worst Indian-- Who in the hell are you? -- Desperate looking character -- Shot him dead -- Bill was still fighting -- I will not be captured -- The last of "pea time" -- Plenty of ammunition -- We want him -- The most successful outlaw -- I have killed a many man -- Same old rattling Bill -- Hanging is my favorite way of dying -- Not upon his doomed neck
Control code
727950582
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd rev. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 371 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781574413533
Lccn
2010047176
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613109088
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
310908
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)727950582
Label
Bloody Bill Longley : the mythology of a gunfighter, Rick Miller ; foreword by David Johnson
Publication
Antecedent source
unknown
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (pages 337-349) and index
Carrier category
online resource
Carrier category code
cr
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Color
multicolored
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
A good-hearted boy -- These desperate scoundrels and out laws -- Murdering, robbing, and ravishing -- I kept on pumping lead -- We set out in fine spirit -- A man of low instinct and habits -- The worst Indian-- Who in the hell are you? -- Desperate looking character -- Shot him dead -- Bill was still fighting -- I will not be captured -- The last of "pea time" -- Plenty of ammunition -- We want him -- The most successful outlaw -- I have killed a many man -- Same old rattling Bill -- Hanging is my favorite way of dying -- Not upon his doomed neck
Control code
727950582
Dimensions
unknown
Edition
2nd rev. ed.
Extent
1 online resource (xviii, 371 pages)
File format
unknown
Form of item
online
Isbn
9781574413533
Lccn
2010047176
Level of compression
unknown
Media category
computer
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
c
Other control number
9786613109088
Other physical details
illustrations.
http://library.link/vocab/ext/overdrive/overdriveId
310908
Quality assurance targets
not applicable
Reformatting quality
unknown
Sound
unknown sound
Specific material designation
remote
System control number
(OCoLC)727950582

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