Blazer's Mill - site of a gunfight involving Billy the Kid

Blazer's Mill - site of a gunfight involving Billy the Kid


Bent, New Mexico (NM), US
Text of the sign: Blazer's Mill - An early fight in the Lincoln County War occurred near this sawmill on April 5, 1878, when several men of the McSween faction, including Dick Brewer and Billy the Kid, attempted to arrest Buckshot Roberts. Roberts and Brewer were killed, and two others wounded, in the battle that followed.
Text of the sign: Blazer's Mill - An early fight in the Lincoln County War occurred near this sawmill on April 5, 1878, when several men of the McSween faction, including Dick Brewer and Billy the Kid, attempted to arrest Buckshot Roberts. Roberts and Brewer were killed, and two others wounded, in the battle that followed.
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Links: www.hmdb.org
By: daggerwell

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