The Ox-Bow Incident Characters

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Art Croft

Art Croft is a cowboy who has just come into Bridger's Wells after spending the entire winter alone with Gil Carter as they watched over a herd of cows. Art is a cautious man who does nothing to extreme, a contrast to his heavy drinking, fight loving partner. In fact, the reader is left with the impression that Art often appoints himself babysitter of his partner to avoid the trouble Gil can sometimes get into.

When word of Kincaid's murder reaches Bridger's Wells, Art knows that Gil will want to ride with the quickly forming posse. Art thinks he will ride as well, but when he hears Davies speak out against a vigilante mob, Art wonders if maybe it would not be better to allow the law to take care of the situation. Art even goes to find the sheriff for Davies, though he knows this could...

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