Erik, Roger Myers has not passed on. I said he "is now absent" as in absent from this board. It is my understanding that he recently had an article published in the WWHA Jornal. I wish he would begin to participate in this board again.
Both Rogers did utilize all the factors you refer to. My memory is that some of the confusion came from an article that was published in the weekly TIMES or GLOBE that had previously appeared in a daily edition.
DeArment has the date as Sep. 17 or 18, 1878. Did the "Rogers" factor the Cheyenne renegade activities into their timeline? DeArment sets his dates for the event and Siringo's arrival on this and... more
Re: Re: Re: DeArment's Bat book — Bob Cash,Mon Aug 29 2022 9:55
I went throgh th archives to find Roger's and/or Roger's explanation of how they agreed on the date of Allison showing up in Dodge City as September 24, 1878 and not the 19th, as Roger Myers first thought.... more
I realize the duo Roger could not pick Sept. 19, 1878, for the imbroglio with Clay Allison, since Bat did not arrive home from attending the Kansas City Fair until Sept. 23. The K. C. Fair commenced on... more
To the best of my memory, they arrivd at the date of September 24th because, partially, of references to he Dull Knife raid in the newspapers and an initial misunderstanding of when Cape Willinghm, who... more
I really don't remember, but it is possible that the two Rogers researched the news that Cape Willigham told Siringo about the previous day's events in Meade City and the near the Crooked Creek store.... more