Bass Reeves: The Real Lone Ranger

3000 arrests, Killed 14 in self defense, Frontier Lawman tough guy badass

Born into slavery in 1838, Bass escaped captivity and fled to Oaklahoma during the Civil War. There he stayed, learning several Indian languages until the end of the war. Hired as a US Marshal due to his language skills and impressive relationship with the Oklahoma Indian tribes, he worked as a peace officer there for 32 years as the first black deputy west of the Mississippi. Being a marksman and a superior detective, Bass had a record 3000 plus arrests and 14 self defense killings. He was never wounded despite getting his hat and belt shot off in separate shootouts. Bass took the life he was given and became a law man of legend forever immortalized.

Valor can take you anywhere.

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