Newton’s General Massacre: Truth & Myth

One of the most common questions we get at HCHM is about the shoot out in Perry Tuttle’s Saloon that happened August 20, 1871. Below are links to articles that we have published on the event to our blog Voices of Harvey County.

Newton’s General Massacre

No Sunday West  of Newton

Full & Graphic Account

Lingering questions

A Boy Named Riley, who was he?

Who was the reporter Allegro?

What happened to Hugh Anderson, the Texas cowboy that shot McClusky?

Additional stories

Newton’s Boot Hill, possible location and the earliest burials; Carlos B King and George Halliday.