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James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok was born in Illinois on May 27, 1837. He was a scout for the Union army during the Civil War, and gained fame as a frontier marshal and gunfighter in Kansas cow towns between 1866 and 1871. He joined Buffalo Bill for a brief time on stage in New York, 'wow'-ing the audiences with his shooting accuracy. On Aug. 2, 1876, while he was playing poker in Saloon #10 in Deadwood, Bill was shot from behind and killed by Jack McCall.
WILD BILL HICKOK on the Adams Museum and House website. (The Adams Museum in Deadwood is the oldest history museum in the Black Hills of South Dakota. Pioneer businessman W.E. Adams built the museum in 1930 as a memorial to his family and to honor the early pioneers that settled the Black Hills.)
Wild Bill Hickok on TheHistoryNet
The History.net's page on
Gunslingers of the Old West - a great place to start!
At Kansas Gunfighters you'll find tons of info on the likes of Sam Bass, William Bonney--Billy the Kid, William "Billy" L. Brooks, Henry Brown, Henderson Brumley, William F. Cody, The Dalton Gang, William "Bill" M. Doolin, Wyatt Earp, Patrick "Pat" Floyd Garrett, John Wesley Hardin, James Butler Hickok--"Wild Bill," John Henry "Doc" Holliday, Tom Horn, The Jesse James Gang, William Barclay "Bat" Masterson, George Newcomb, Ed O'Kelly, James "Jim" Riley, Luke Short, Ben Thompson, Henry Clay White, and the Younger Gang.
Tim's 1880's Info Swap. A
very enjoyable site - pictures and trivia quiz - check it out!
Take a gander at the "Gunfighter Zone".
Billy the Kid
About Billy the Kid.
DesertUSA's Article on Billy.
American West's Doc Holliday
Jesse James, by the City of St. Joseph, MO.
The Jesse James Home is owned and operated by the not-for-profit
Pony Express Historical Association.
The James Younger Gang Homepage
PoliceGuide's page on the James-Younger Gang and the Northfield Bank Raid.
Friends of the James Farm
Jesse James Farm, Kearney, Missouri
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid in South America
Hiram Bebee, the Sundance Kid
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid - the movie (1969)
Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid - IMDb
John King Fisher
Texas Gunslinger, Outlaw and Lawman
Old West Firearms & Guns
The Cody Firearms Museum houses the most comprehensive assemblage of American firearms in the world.
J.M.Davis Arms and Historical Museum
Single Action Shooting Society
Jessie James Bandit Gun
Colt Dragoon Pistol (1847)
John Wesley Hardin's Gun
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