Murder In The County: 50 True Stories of the Old West (Washington County, Arkansas)
By Denele Campbell. Here is another recently published book(2017) of interest to historians and researchers. Denele Campbell is a resident of Washington County, AR, author and historian. She has done extensive research on the subject of these murders and violent incidents during the years of 1838-1898. At this time, Washington County, Arkansas was a part of the Old West, and the adjoining Indian Territory on its western border. The fifty chapters of the book each focus on one violent incident, effecting many families and early settlers. It was a tumultuous time in history for Arkansas and Indian Territory. Maps and photos are included as well. Softcover, 405 pages, including index.