TITLE

Doc Holliday

PUB. DATE
January 2001
SOURCE
Great Gunfighters of the Wild West;2001, p16
SOURCE TYPE
Biography
DOC. TYPE
Biography
ABSTRACT
The article profiles John H. Holliday, a dentist and gunfighter of the Old West in the U.S. He was diagnosed with tuberculosis that led him to seek a drier climate in the western part of the country. Holliday met Wyatt Earp, an assistant city marshal of Dodge City, Kansas in 1878 and became his friend. He was involved in the O.K. Corral gunfight in Tombstone, Arizona in 1881.
ACCESSION #
19212156

 

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