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Dick Brewer
Birth: Feb. 19, 1850
Vermont, USA
Death: Apr. 4, 1878
Lincoln County
New Mexico, USA

Richard M. (Dick) Brewer was born in St. Albans, Vermont on February 19, 1850. Later in life Dick made his way to New Mexico, he ended up in Lincoln County where he work as the foreman for John Tunstall's ranch.

After the death of Mr. Tunstall Dick led a group of ranch-hands known as the Regulators in the famous Lincoln County War(Billy The Kid joined up with Regulators after the death of his friend Mr. Tunstall). Around the half way point of the war on April 4, 1878, the Regulators stopped in Blazer's Mill, New Mexico where a shootout ensued. Richard Brewer was shot and killed by Buckshot Roberts after being shot in the head, the Regulators killed Buckshot Roberts a few minutes later.

Dick Brewer and Buckshot Roberts are burried side by side not too far from the site of the shootout.

Dick Brewer was played by Charlie Sheen in the movie Young Guns. 
 
Burial:
Blazer Cemetery
Mescalero
Otero County
New Mexico, USA
 
Created by: William Lockmiller
Record added: Jun 28, 2003
Find A Grave Memorial# 7633262
Dick Brewer
Added by: William Lockmiller
 
Dick Brewer
Added by: William Lockmiller
 
Dick Brewer
Added by: William Lockmiller
 
 
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