Citations with the tag: HICKOK, Wild Bill, 1837-1876

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  • Wild Bill Hickok.
    Curreri, Joe // Antiques & Collecting Magazine; Sep2002, Vol. 107 Issue 7, p50 

    Pays tribute to James Butler Hickok also known as Wild Bill Hickok, former Marshal of Abilene who died on August 2, 1876.

  • 'Wild Bill' Hickok Letter Sets a World Record.
    Curreri, Joe // Antiques & Collecting Magazine; Aug2003, Vol. 108 Issue 6, p7 

    Reports on the sales record of an autobiographed letter written by James B. Hickok to his wife Agnes in Omaha, Nebraska on June 2, 1876.

  • Wild Bill Hickok Had a Way With Six-Shooters, and a Pair of Ivory-Handled Navy Colts Suited Him Best.
    Hart, Louis // Wild West; Apr2000, Vol. 12 Issue 6, p24 

    Presents information on the gunfighter James Butler Hickok, known as Wild Bill. Guns he used; Description of Wild Bill.

    Turner, Thadd // Wild West; Feb2003, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p16 

    Provides information on the shooting encounter between prospector Wild Bill Hickok and gunfighter Jack McCall. Information on Hickok's enemies in Deadwood, South Dakota; Details of the shooting encounter between McCall and Hickok; Discussion on the trial of McCall.

    Rosa, Joseph G. // Wild West; Feb2003, Vol. 15 Issue 5, p38 

    Profiles U.S. peace officer James Butler Hickok. Information on myths about Wild Bill Hickok; Details on shootouts involving Hickok; Background on his pistol prowess.

  • It Happened Here: Deadwood, S.D.
    Coppock, Mike // American Cowboy; Feb/Mar2013, Vol. 19 Issue 5, p42 

    In this article, the author describes an eyewitness account of the killing of frontiersman Wild Bill Hickok.

    Coppock, Mike // South Dakota Magazine; Jan/Feb2010, Vol. 25 Issue 5, p12 

    The article focuses on the headless life-size sandstone sculpture of lawman James Butler Hickok, better known as Wild Bill Hickok, at the Adams Museum in Deadwood, South Dakota.

  • Wild Bill Hickok.
    Coppock, Mike // Sculpture Review; Winter2011, Vol. 60 Issue 4, following p35 

    Images of the sculpture "Wild Bill Hickok" by Greg Polutanovich are presented.

  • Six Fights With a Six-Shooter or Two.
    Rosa, Joseph G. // Wild West; Dec2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p35 

    The article presents the documented gunfights of pistoleer Wild Bill Hickok in the U.S. They include his first gunfight at Rock Creek Station in Nebraska Territory on July 12, 1861 wherein he killed 10 men, the gunfight in Springfield, Missouri on July 21, 1865 following a gambling dispute and...

  • The Legend of WILD BILL HICKOK.
    Johnston, Jeremy M. // Cobblestone; Jan2016, Vol. 37 Issue 1, p14 

    The article focuses on James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok who was known for his gunslinging and marksmanship, and his real-life experiences on drama in the U.S.

    Johnston, Jeremy M. // South Dakota Magazine; Mar/Apr2013, Vol. 28 Issue 6, p16 

    This article focuses on the mystery behind lawman Wild Bill J. B. Hickock's grave marker rediscovered by Don and Candy Valle of Hermosa. This marker was bought by the Valles at Little Bat's Trading Post in Crawford, Nebraska. This marker resembles one of the four Hickock's grave markers at...

  • Springfield Recalls Wild Bill.
    Johnston, Jeremy M. // Wild West; Dec2012, Vol. 25 Issue 4, p10 

    The article reports on the effort of the city of Springfield, Missouri to put markers on Park Central Square to indicate where eyewitnesses likely stood during the gunfight between Wild West folk hero Wild Bill Hickok and gambler Davis Tutt on July 21, 1865 over a gambling debt.

  • McCall, Jack "the Coward".
    Mayo, Mike // American Murder; 2008, p223 

    Information about American assassin Jack "The Coward" McCall is presented. McCall was found guilty for the death of gunfighter and gambler James Butler Hickock also known as Wild Bill in the Dakota Territory. McCall admitted that he killed Hickok to avenge for his brother's death who was killed...

  • Hickok, Wild Bill.
    Mayo, Mike // Rourke's Native American History & Culture Encyclopedia; Apr2009, Issue 4, p33 

    Information on Wild Bill Hickok (1837-1876), who was born James Butler Hickok and gained fame in the old Wild West, is presented.

  • `Wild Bill' Hickok.
    Bankes, James // Wild West; Aug96, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p50 

    Profiles the late Western gunfighter James Butler Hickok, known as Wild Bill. Physical description; Seating preference; Career and training background; Family life.

    Rosa, Joseph G. // Wild West; Jun2011, Vol. 24 Issue 1, p43 

    The article discusses the legend that American Old West gunfighter and lawman James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok umpired a baseball game between the Kansas City Antelopes and the Atchison Pomeroys in the 19th century. The story was published in an article titled "First Team a Knockout: Old-Timers...

  • Western Dream Showdown: Hickok and Hardin.
    Lalire, Gregory // Wild West; Dec2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p4 

    The author expresses views on the alleged confrontation between Wild West gunfighters Wild Bill Hickok and John Wesley Hardin. According to Hardin's biography, the confrontation led to friendship when Hardin impressed Hickok with the speed of aiming his gun to the latter. Biographer Joseph G....

  • News of the West.
    Lalire, Gregory // Wild West; Dec2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p8 

    The article focuses on the claim of U.S. Democrat presidential candidate Barack Obama that gunfighter Wild Bill Hickok is his cousin regarding his debate with Republican rival John McCain in Springfield town square in Missouri where Hickok had his first duel with Davis Tutt. Chris Child of the...

  • Hickok's Last Gunfight.
    Rosa, Joseph G. // Wild West; Dec2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p28 

    The article relates the death of jailer Mike Williams who was accidentally shot by his friend and marshal Wild Bill Hickok during a shootout with drunk gambler Phil Coe and his companions in Abilene, Kansas on October 5, 1871. Hickok was forced to fire at Coe thrice when the latter fired at him...

  • Little Known Facts About Wild Bill.
    Rosa, Joseph G. // Wild West; Dec2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p30 

    The article provides little known facts about pistoleer James Butler Hickok. He was born in Illinois in 1837 and has shown an interest in law and order early in life. It notes that Hickok was a compulsive gambler and was said to be a formidable billiards player. It also mentions that Hickok...

  • Deadwood, South Dakota 1877/78.
    Rosa, Joseph G. // Wild West; Dec2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p38 

    The article focuses on the status of the town of Deadwood in South Dakota from 1877-1878. It relates that pistoleer Wild Bill Hickok was drawn to the town weeks before he was killed on August 2, 1876. In 1876, placer mining yielded $2 million in gold. The population of the town grew to 6,000 in...

  • Weapons of a Pistoleer: Wild Bill Was Well-Armed.
    Rosa, Joseph G. // Wild West; Dec2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p65 

    The article provides information on the guns pistoleer Wild Bill Hickok is known to have owned. They include a flint or percussion lock shotgun he used for hunting, one or a pair of .36-caliber Colt Navy revolvers, worn butt-forward in open-top holsters, and the sporting version of the...

  • Some Famous People from the Coyote State...
    Rosa, Joseph G. // Monkeyshines on America; Aug2003 South Dakota Issue, p30 

    This article presents information regarding some famous people from South Dakota. Physicist Ernest Lawrence was born in Canton, South Dakota. Lawrence won the Nobel Prize in Physics in 1939 for inventing the cyclotron, a circular machine which accelerates atoms with magnets, thus helping in...

  • Hickok authority Joseph G. Rosa continues to confront the ...
    Adare, Sierra // Wild West; Apr98, Vol. 10 Issue 6, p60 

    Presents an interview with Joseph C. Rosa, author of the books `They Called Him Wild Bill: The Life and Adventures of James Butler Hickok,' `The West of Wild Bill Hickok' and `Wild Bill Hickok: The Man and His Myth'. His obsession with Wild Bill; Definition of a gunfighter; His evaluation for...

  • In the Footsteps of Wild Bill.
    Adare, Sierra // Nebraska Life; May/Jun2008, Vol. 12 Issue 3, p70 

    The article presents a guide for tourists interested in the activities of Old West gunfighter James B. Hickok, also known as Wild Bill. Hickok shot and killed David McCanles, founder of Rock Creek Station in Albany County, Wyoming, along with two other men, the first in a long series of bloody...

  • The Real Wild Bill.
    Adare, Sierra // South Dakota Magazine; Sep/Oct2019 Supplement 2019 Festival of Books, p13 

    No abstract available.

  • Pioneer's View from Old Fort Laramie.
    Hunton, John; Flannery, L. G.; Griske, Michael D. // Wild West; Aug2004, Vol. 17 Issue 2, p46 

    Reveals that the diaries of Wyoming pioneer John Hunton and other writings by him and his friend L. G. Flannery provides a good look at the Fort Laramie area in Wyoming and such Westerners as Red Cloud and Deadwood's Martha Jane Canary also known as Calamity Jane and James Butler Hickok also...

  • History in towns: DEADWOOD, SOUTH DAKOTA.
    Banks, William Nathaniel // Magazine Antiques; Jul2004, Vol. 166 Issue 1, p96 

    Traces the history of Deadwood, South Dakota. Contribution of James Butler Hickok and Martha Jane Cannary Burke to the history of the town; Description of the streets in the town carved from the precipitous slopes; Abundance of gold deposits in the town.

  • Dead Man's Gun.
    PARKER, JAMESON // Texas Sporting Journal; Jan/Feb2014, p60 

    The article discusses an auction of Smith & Wesson No. 2 revolver belonging to gunfighter Wild Bill Hickok by held in San Francisco, on November 18, 2013. It highlights the Wild Bill Hickok who wore a pair of Colt Navy model 1851 cap-and-ball .36-caliber revolvers with ivory grips and used...

  • Hickok, Jane and Charlie Utter.
    Jensen, Dave // South Dakota Magazine; May/Jun2006, Vol. 22 Issue 1, p39 

    Provides information about Charlie Utter, the sidekick of legendary character Wild Bill Hickok. Significance of Utter in the existence of interpretations about the relationship of adventurer Calamity Jane with Hickok; Role of Utter in organizing a funeral for Hickok who was shot by an assassin...

  • 'Romeo' Bill and Calamity Jane.
    Hunhoff, Bernie // South Dakota Magazine; Nov/Dec2007, Vol. 23 Issue 4, p96 

    The article focuses on the truth behind the relationship between Martha Canary and James Butler Hickok, better known as Calamity Jane and Wild Bill respectively. According to the article, Wild Bill and Calamity Jane appear to be friends at best in real life before Hickok was shot dead inside...

  • Book reviews.
    Stout, Joseph A. // Journal of American History; Sep97, Vol. 84 Issue 2, p679 

    Reviews the book `Wild Bill Hickok: The Man and His Myth,' by Joseph G. Rosa.

  • Wild Bill Hickok.
    Stout, Joseph A. // Great Gunfighters of the Wild West; 2001, p7 

    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...

    FitzGerald, Frances // New Yorker; 2/26/1979, Vol. 55 Issue 2, p41 

    The article focuses on a clarification on the history of the U.S. It says that self-promoters of the history like John Smith, Daniel Boone and Wild Bill Hickok were all gone. The country is considered as the greatest nation in the world, the embodiment of democracy, freedom and technological...

  • Book reviews.
    Rankin, Charles E. // Western Historical Quarterly; Autumn97, Vol. 28 Issue 3, p407 

    Reviews the book `Wild Bill Hickok: The Man and His Myth,' by Joseph G. Rosa.

  • Book review: Preschool & primary grades.
    Christolon, Blair // School Library Journal; Dec92, Vol. 38 Issue 12, p93 

    Reviews the book `Wild Bill Hickok,' by Maryann Weidt, illustrated by Steve Casino.

  • Wild Bill Hickok: The Man and His Myth.
    Christolon, Blair // Wild West; Dec2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p69 

    The article reviews the book "Wild Bill Hickok: The Man and His Myth," by Joseph G. Rosa.

  • Wild Bill Hickok: Deadwood City--End of Trail.
    Christolon, Blair // Wild West; Dec2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p69 

    The article reviews the book "Wild Bill Hickok: Deadwood City: End of Trail," by Thadd M. Turner.

    LABORDE, ERROL // New Orleans Magazine; Feb2014, Vol. 48 Issue 5, p76 

    The article offers information on the formative periods in Carnivals of the American West which highlights the famous characters and bloodiest battles of the period. It outlines the occasion of the first Rex parade, the King of Carnival. It notes the centennial celebration of the Declaration of...

  • Books for the western library.
    Doherty, Thomas // Journal of the West; Oct97, Vol. 36 Issue 4, p125 

    Reviews the book `Wild Bill Hickok: The Man and His Myth,' by Joseph G. Rosa.

  • Forecasts: Nonfiction.
    Stuttaford, Genevieve // Publishers Weekly; 3/25/1996, Vol. 243 Issue 13, p72 

    Reviews the book `Wild Bill Hickok: The Man and His Myth,' by Joseph G. Rosa.

  • Don’t Mess with Wild Bill.
    Stuttaford, Genevieve // South Dakota Magazine; Sep/Oct2019, Vol. 35 Issue 3, p58 

    No abstract available.

  • The legendary free-spirited Calamity Jane was never a scout or Wild Bill Hickok's intimate companion.
    Adare, Sierra // Wild West; Feb2006, Vol. 18 Issue 5, p60 

    The article presents an interview with author James D. McLaird on his book "Calamity Jane: The Woman and the Legend." Frontierswoman Calamity Jane, whose real name is Martha Canary, came into adulthood after she was orphaned between 10 to 12 years of age. The author related several accounts on...

  • The Davis Tutt--Wild Bill Hickok showdown had dramatic buildup and face-to-face action.
    Varga, Jon // Wild West; Aug96, Vol. 9 Issue 2, p22 

    Describes the showdown between gunfighters Davis Tutt and James Butler `Wild Bill' Hickok at Springfield, Missouri in 1865. Walk-and-draw showdown competitions joined and won; Tutt and Hickok's popularity after the Civil War; Training background; Reasons for feuding; Family life.

  • Untitled.
    Davidson, Ralph P. // Time; 8/9/1976, Vol. 108 Issue 6, p4 

    The article offers information on Ed Magnuson, senior writer of "Time" magazine who covered the press conference of former California Governor Ronald Reagan, and the death of Wild Bill Hickok in a card game in Deadwood, South Dakota. It says that Magnuson is a Phi Beta Kappa journalism graduate...

  • Mythicized Gunfighters of the Old West: THE MEN BEHIND THE LEGENDS.
    Scheide, Frank // Velvet Light Trap: A Critical Journal of Film & Television; Spring73, Issue 8, p29 

    The article presents a criticism of Western films and the real-life background of the men behind Western legends. In 1941, Warner Brothers released "Wild Bill Hickok Rides" which portray Wild Bill as a leader of gunmen that brings order to an unruly town. Though some historical accounts prove...

  • Mr. Hickok's wild ride.
    Adamski, John // American Cowboy; Feb2011, Vol. 17 Issue 5, p20 

    The article presents a brief profile of James Butler Hickok or "Wild Bill" Hickok. It says that Hickok was born in Illinois in 1837 and when he turned 21 years old, he took a job as a freight wagon driver between Independence, Missouri and Santa Fe, New Mexico, and later joined the U.S. civil...

  • Wild Bill on the Big Screen.
    Rosa, Joseph G. // Wild West; Dec2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p36 

    The article presents some of the actors who had portrayed Wild Bill Hickok. It notes that silent movie actors of the 1920s, such as William S. Hart and Jack Padjan, were the first to portray Hickok. Yakima Canutt and George Houston were some of the actors who played Hickok on the television. It...

  • They Called Him Wild Bill: The Life and Adventures of James Butler Hickok.
    Rosa, Joseph G. // Wild West; Dec2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p69 

    The article reviews the book "They Called Him Wild Bill: The Life and Adventures of James Butler Hickok," by Joseph G. Rosa.

  • Why the West Was Wild: A Contemporary Look at the Antics of Some Highly Publicized Kansas Cowtown Personalities.
    Rosa, Joseph G. // Wild West; Dec2008, Vol. 21 Issue 4, p69 

    The article reviews the book "Why the West Was Wild: A Contemporary Look at the Antics of Some Highly Publicized Kansas Cowtown Personalities," by Nyle H. Miller and Joseph W. Snell.

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