Virgil Earp

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Virgil Earp's widow Allie in her 90's with author Frank Waters. She lived until 1947. She collaborated on a book with Waters that depicted her brother in law Wyatt Earp in a less than flattering light.

Virgil Earp's widow Allie in her 90's with author Frank Waters. She lived until 1947. She collaborated on a book with Waters that depicted her brother in law Wyatt Earp in a less than flattering light.

Virgil Earp, Tom Mix and Will Rogers on an early (pre Oct. 1905) R.P.P.C. Original image from the collection of P.W. Butler

Virgil Earp, Tom Mix and Will Rogers on an early (pre Oct. 1905) R.P.P.C. Original image from the collection of P.W. Butler

Virgil Earp on a sixth plate tintype. This image was highly likely taken around the late eighties when he was Marshall of Colton California. Original image from the collection of P. W. Butler.

Virgil Earp on a sixth plate tintype. This image was highly likely taken around the late eighties when he was Marshall of Colton California. Original image from the collection of P. W. Butler.

The oldest of that legendary family of old west gunslingers, Virgil Earp,  fought at the Gunfight at the OK Corral, but it came at a heavy price. Two months after the battle, he was assaulted by a group of cowboys who shattered his left arm, leaving it permanently crippled.

The oldest of that legendary family of old west gunslingers, Virgil Earp, fought at the Gunfight at the OK Corral, but it came at a heavy price. Two months after the battle, he was assaulted by a group of cowboys who shattered his left arm, leaving it permanently crippled.

Virgil Earp---Appearing here on a tintype. Original image from the collection of P. W. Butler.

Virgil Earp---Appearing here on a tintype. Original image from the collection of P. W. Butler.

Virgil Earp, enlisted on 7/26/62 with the 83rd Illinois Infantry, Co. C. He served until 6/26/65. Original ninth plate tin from the collection of P.W. Butler.

Virgil Earp, enlisted on 7/26/62 with the 83rd Illinois Infantry, Co. C. He served until 6/26/65. Original ninth plate tin from the collection of P.W. Butler.

Virgil Earp, enlisted on 7/26/62 with the 83rd Illinois Infantry, Co. C. He served until 6/26/65. Original ninth plate tin from the collection of P.W. Butler.

Virgil Earp, enlisted on 7/26/62 with the 83rd Illinois Infantry, Co. C. He served until 6/26/65. Original ninth plate tin from the collection of P.W. Butler.

Alvira Earp--- 1/6th plate tintype  She was a beauty for sure, I can certainly see what Virgil Earp saw in Allie when he first walked into that restaurant and met that young waitress. Original image from the collection of P. W. Butler.

Alvira Earp--- 1/6th plate tintype She was a beauty for sure, I can certainly see what Virgil Earp saw in Allie when he first walked into that restaurant and met that young waitress. Original image from the collection of P. W. Butler.

Virgil Walter Earp, Morgan Seth Earp, LtoR. Original image from the collection of P. W. Butler.

Virgil Walter Earp, Morgan Seth Earp, LtoR. Original image from the collection of P. W. Butler.