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Man of the Month: Bass Reeves – Former Slave Turned Deputy U.S. Marshal

Posted in - Knowledge & Man of the Month & Movember on November 11th 2015 3 Comments bass-reeves_Fotor

“Maybe the law ain’t perfect, but it’s the only one we got, and without it we got nuthin’.” – Bass Reeves, Deputy U.S. Marshal, 1838-1910

The history of the Old West is filled with legends. Being the peculiar time it was, both¬†outlaws and lawmen were openly praised for their heroic …