scroll to top
Stuck on your essay?
Get ideas from this essay and see how your work stacks up
Word Count: 1,038
Kid Antrim aka Henry McCarty aka William H Bonney Also know as Billy the Kid Cold blooded killer Outlaw Robin Hood of the west and Legend Billy the Kid has been known as many things but no matter what you believe about the others William H Bonney is definatley one of the most prominate legends of the wild wild west When Billy the kid was a very young ladIn old Silver City he went to the badWay out in the West with a gun in his handAt the age of twelve years he killed his first manAlthough not totally clear on the details of the early years of his life it is believed that he was born on the east side of New York near the year of 1860 After the death of his father his mother Catherine McCarty moved then known as Henry and his brother to Indiana There his mother met and married William Antrim and the family again packed up and moved to Silver City New Mexico It was here that some say Billy had his first run in with the law at the age of twelve when he shot a man for making a rude comment about his mother When Billy was at the age of 14 his mother contracted tuberculosis and died Merely a child William McCarty taking his step-fathers first name was on the streets working to feed himself His first job was in a hotel working for his board The owner of the hotel made the comment that Billy was quote the only kid who ever worked here who never stole a thingScrawny and striving to be reckoned a man among men Billy the Kid packed his things and became a teenage saddle tramp Sometime in 1877 he appeared at the Camp Grant Army Post and was taken on as a civilian teamster hauling logs from a timber camp to a sawmill It was here at the age
@Kibin is a lifesaver for my essay right now!!
- Sandra Slivka, student @ UC Berkeley
Wow, this is the best essay help I've ever received!
- Camvu Pham, student @ U of M
If I'd known about @Kibin in college, I would have gotten much more sleep
- Jen Soust, alumni @ UCLA