Virgil Earp

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Birthday
18, 1843
Birthplace
Hartford, KY
Death Date
Oct 19, 1905 (62)
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
18, 1843
Birthplace
Hartford, KY
Death Date
Oct 19, 1905 (62)

About

Deputy U.S. Marshall and Civil War veteran who presided over the famous gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

Before Fame

He served in the Union Army from 1862 to 1865.

Trivia

He was ambushed on the streets of Tombstone following the O.K. Corral showdown. He was not killed, but his left arm was permanently damaged.

Family Life

He was the second son of Nicholas Earp and Virginia Ann Cooksey.

Associated With

His younger brother, Wyatt Earp, became a hero of the Wild West.