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2 edition of Wild Bill Hickok. found in the catalog.

Wild Bill Hickok.

O"Connor, Richard

Wild Bill Hickok.

by O"Connor, Richard

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  • 28 Currently reading

Published by Doubleday in Garden City, N.Y .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Hickok, Wild Bill, -- 1837-1876.

  • Edition Notes

    Includes bibliography.

    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsF594 .H6267
    The Physical Object
    Pagination282 p.
    Number of Pages282
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17762501M

    “James Butler Hickok, generally called ‘Wild Bill,’ epitomized the archetypal gunfighter, that half-man, half-myth that became the heir to the mystique of the duelist when that method of resolving differences waned Easy access to a gun and whiskey coupled with gambling was the cause of most gunfights--few of which bore any resemblance to the gentlemanly duel of earlier times/5(1).   Hickok does all the hombre capturin'. Reviewer: sav rekons - favorite favorite favorite favorite - Subject: happy fun western. i like the voices in this show, it brings a smile to the face. the clipperdee clop of the movement. it has everything except slim pickins. andy devine as jingles. even corn pops sav rekons 4 stars.

    Wild Bill Hickok was a sheriff and marshal in the American West who dated Calamity Jane and was friends with Buffalo Bill Cody. Learn more at :   Wild Bill Hickok was buried in Deadwood, where his grave — now a tourist attraction in the South Dakota town of about 1, people — lies mere feet away from that of Calamity Jane, who died in and falsely claimed, in her autobiography, to have been married to Wild Bill. Just six weeks before Wild Bill's death, his former boss, Gen.

    The definitive true story of Wild Bill, the first lawman of the Wild West, by the #1 New York Times bestselling author of Dodge City. In July , "Wild Bill" Hickok shot and killed Davis Tutt in Springfield, MO—the first quick-draw duel on the frontier. The Colt Navy was Hickok’s favorite revolver. Wild Bill Hickok’s proficiency with a pistol is well known, but there remains some confusion concerning how he used his weapons and which ones he actually used. Before and during Hickok’s lifetime (–), the most readily available firearms were cap-and-ball, or .


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In July"Wild Bill" Hickok shot and killed Davis Tutt in Springfield, MO—the first quick-draw duel on the frontier.

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Wild Bill is probably the most famous Deadwood resident, even though he was only in town a few short weeks. James Butler Hickok arrived in Deadwood, along with Colorado Charlie Utter and Calamity Jane, in July of He was a well-known gambler and gunslinger, participating in many shootouts before coming to Deadwood.

With Guy Madison, Andy Devine, Sam Flint, William Haade. Hickok rode Buckshot while pound Jingles rode Joker. Jingles described Hickok as "the bravest, strongest, fightingest U.S. Marshal in the whole West." And that's about it: he beat up /10().

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Wild Bill Hickok faced a trial and he was subsequently found not guilty of murder. After the trial, he met Col. George Ward Nichols, a fellow Civil War Union veteran and former newspaper reporter.

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As Encyclopedia Britannica tells us, Hickok was working with the creators of the Pony Express as a teamster (he was way too large to be a rider), when his wagon encountered a furry, ursine roadblock.

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At 11 a.m. he will speak about the long journey to bring Deadwood’s favorite son to life. A vigorous yarn concerning the man who, by Clavin’s (Dodge City: Wyatt Earp, Bat Masterson, and the Wickedest Town in the American West,etc.) account, set the template for the Wild West ’s a lot we don’t know about Wild Bill Hickok (), not least why a man born James Butler Hickok called himself : Tom Clavin.James Butler Hickok ( - August 2, ), also known as "Wild Bill" Hickok was a legendary figure in the old west.

He was known as a gunfighter and gambler who fought in the Civil War and was a scout for Custer's Cavalry. He later became a lawman before settling down in Deadwood, South Dakota where he would soon meet his death.Wild Bill Hickok was a celebrity before there ever was a Hollywood.

And he was dead before he was forty. Now Richard Matheson, Spur Award-winning author of Journal of the Gun Years, delves into the life and times of James Butler Hickok gunfighter, U.S. marshal, cruelty that turned him violent/5().