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Three Guardsmen of Oklahoma


Three Guardsmen of Oklahoma

Known as the "Three Guardsmen of Oklahoma", William 'Bill" Tilghman, Henry "Heck" Thomas, and Chris Madsen (left to right) were instrumental in bringing law and order to the Indian and Oklahoma territories in the late 1800's. Madsen, a gifted administrator, best understood the rules and regulations governing the Deputy U.S. Marshals.