TITLE

Wild Bill Hickok

PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Great Gunfighters of the Wild West;2001, p7
SOURCE TYPE
Biography
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
The article profile James Butler Hickok, a gunfighter known as the prince of pistoleers in the U.S. He gained the best shot in northern Illinois when he was a teenager. Hickock worked as a stagecoach driver on the Santa Fe Trail. He served as a wagon master with the Union Army in Missouri when the Civil War started. The gunfighter was elected as sheriff of Ellis County, Kansas in 1869.
ACCESSION #
19212154

 

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