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He Rode with Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid. Was He the Deadliest Member of the Wild Bunch?

Under the alias ‘Kid Curry,’ outlaw Harvey Logan gained infamy — but whether he was the ‘deadliest’ member of the Wild Bunch is debatable.

Kid Curry seated in Deadwood jail
The man born Harvey Logan in 1867 posed slouched in a chair for this photo on Oct. 1, 1897, while being held in the Deadwood, S.D., jail. He’d been arrested for having helped rob the Butte County Bank in Belle Fourche, S.D., on June 28, 1897.

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