Comanche has rich heritage in the Texas Frontier. From being a trading post on the Old Corn Trail, to its history with the infamous outlaw John Wesley Hardin and his shoot out with Sheriff Webb. Hardin was finally captured in Gainsville, Florida and returned to Texas where he was tried to 27 counts of murder. The jury found Hardin guilty and sentenced him to 24 years in prison. While in prison, John studied law and wrote an autobiography. After completing 17 years of his sentence, Hardin was pardoned on good behavior and went on to pass the state bar examination where he obtained a license to practice law.