Bart Cavanaugh was born in Laramie and joined the Laramie Gang. Cavanaugh was caught having an affair with the daughter of a cattleman he was working for. This event is what enforced his bounty. Cavanaugh is wanted by the Strawberry Sheriff's Office with a bounty of $60 for multiple accounts of assault, intimidation, and wanton destruction of property.
Events in Red Dead Redemption 2
The player can acquire his bounty at the Strawberry Jail. The player is tasked to locate the camp of Cavanaugh and his gang members. The gang members were partying and developed dysentery from bootlegged liquor. The player then kills the Laramies and can kill or hogtie Cavanaugh. If brought in alive, Cavanaugh will talk of how fun the partying was and vomits while on the way to Strawberry.