Here we discuss the history of wild bill hickok and about his poker playing days also find out about how he was killed during a poker game. 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. Chromolithograph illustration of american frontiersman and us marshal wild bill hickok (born james butler hickok, 1837 - 1876) as he plays in a card game,. Among his books are wild bill hickok: the man and his myth they called him wild bill: the life and adventures of james butler hickok and.
Spend an evening with james butler hickock and he tells stories of his life from humble beginnings in troy grove, illinois to his times as farmer, trapper, scout,. History wild bill hickok was a legendary wild west gunslinger, lawman and gambler because of his notoriety, he would encounter many of the other notable . One of the most famous lawmen of the old west, james butler hickok (1837~ 1876), was born in homer, illinois (now troy grove) on may 27, 1837, hickok.
After discovering that old west legend james butler “wild bill” hickok was born only miles away from him, willey became deeply interested in this hero and. James butler hickok, later known as wild bill, was born in homer illinois on may 27th 1837 he is one of history's characters whose life was. James butler hickok (may 27, 1837-august 2, 1876) better known as wild bill hickok, was a semi-legendary figure in the american wild west hickok was born . James butler hickok, aka wild bill, lived in springfield twice according to a may 2012 story in biographycom, on the night of july 20, the.
James butler hickok, the renowned 'wild bill,' remains perhaps the was born in troy grove, ill, on may 27, 1837, and baptized james butler. Folk hero of the american old west wild bill hickok full name: wild bill hickok [ james butler hickok] historical events in the life of wild bill hickok. James butler “wild bill” hickok was a frontiersman and law officer of america's old west whose exploits — and murder — became part of that era's lore. James butler hickok was born in homer (now troy grove), illinois on may 27, 1837 his parents were william alonzo hickok and polly. In 1865, wild bill hickok shot gambler davis tutt in springfield, missouri's town square wild bill hickok and the american west related video see all on us history american history tv late 19th century violence in.
But in truth, james butler hickok — quiet, deliberate, and deadly — was anything but wild born into a large family in homer, illinois (later troy. James butler hickok artist: unidentified artist sitter: james butler hickok, 27 may 1837 - 2 aug 1876 date: c 1876 type: photograph medium: tintype. New book details the life of old west folk hero 'wild bill' hickok the illustrated life and times of wild bill hickok is rosa's 13th book, many. James butler hickok was alternately labeled courageous, affable, and self- confident born in illinois in 1837, he was shot dead in deadwood only 39 years later. Born in illinois in 1837, james butler “wild bill” hickok was a genuine adventurer whose legend, as befits a proper western hero, became more.
Spur award, finalist eulogized and ostracized, james butler hickok was born in illinois in 1837, he was shot dead in deadwood only 39 years later by then. James butler hickok was born may 27, 1837, in homer, illinois (present-day troy grove, illinois) to william alonzo hickok, a farmer and. In this lesson you will learn about one of the great heroes (or villains) of the american west, wild bill hickok wild bill made a name for himself. Agnes thatcher lake: equestrian rider, circus performer, and wild bill's wife by phil roberts, department of history, university of wyoming her chiefly because she was wild bill hickok's wife—and they were married in wyoming.
History notes on wild bill hickok (james butler hickok), who lived 1837 - 1876 his life, his background, his family short bio. They called him wild bill: the life and adventures of james butler hickok [ joseph g rosa] on amazoncom free shipping on qualifying offers. Wild bill hickok's infamous duel with davis tutt brought the wild west to the square of springfield, mo learn more about the life and death of.
James butler wild bill hickok joins the pony express rock creek station was known as a road ranch to early western travelers, and when the pony express. His contemporaries called him wild bill, and newspapermen and others made him they called him wild bill: the life and adventures of james butler hickok.