The Execution of Cherokee Bill
This is part 2 in a two-part series. Please check out the link below for the first installment. And please check out the book Cherokee Bill: Black Cowboy Indian Outlaw by Art Burton!
Cherokee Bill, notorious outlaw of the Indian Territory, met his fate on March 17, 1896, when he was executed at Fort Smith, Arkansas. Following his death, his family took his body to Fort Gibson and buried him at the Cherokee National Cemetery in Fort Gibson, known today as the Citizens Cemetery of Fort Gibson. And less than a year following the execution, Bill’s young brother Clarence squared things up with Ike Rogers, the former Deputy who betrayed and captured Cherokee Bill. Also mentioned in this episode: Hanging Judge Isaac Parker, Henry Starr, The Harder They Fall, Johnny Cash, and Frank Canton.
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Cherokee Bill Part 1 - https://www.wildwestextra.com/cherokee-bill/
Cherokee Bill: Black Cowboy Indian Outlaw by Art T. Burton - https://www.amazon.com/dp/1681791307?linkCode=ssc&tag=onamzjoshta02-20&creativeASIN=1681791307&asc_item-id=amzn1.ideas.YEHGNY7KFAU7&ref_=aip_sf_list_spv_ofs_mixed_d_asin
Recalling the death of Isaac Rogers | Nicka Smith - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtnYBXnW_tw
Nicka Smith Ike Rogers Archive - https://www.whoisnickasmith.com/tag/ike-rogers/
Thirteen | Johnny Cash - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IkfmaeZsWyE
The Harder They Fall trailer - https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=pKz5kZr8mrg