September 15, 2016

Immortalized Teenage Outlaw of the Southwest: 16 Cool Wanted Posters to Arrest Billy the Kid

Billy the Kid, born Henry McCarty; also known as William H. Bonney (September 17, 1859 – July 14, 1881) was an American Old West gunfighter who participated in New Mexico's Lincoln County War. He is known to have killed eight men.

From his first arrest for stealing food in late 1875, he was also arrested and jailed for stealing and murdering a few more times, before becoming the most wanted teenage outlaw of the Southwest of all time.

And these are 16 cool wanted posters that lawmen published to arrest him.


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