"Wild Bill" Hickman and the Mormon Frontier

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Signature Books, 1988 - Biography & Autobiography - 162 pages
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William Adams (Wild Bill) Hickman was one of the most notorious outlaws of the nineteenth-century American frontier. During the 1840s and 1850s, he served as a trusted aide and spy to LDS church presidents Joseph Smith and Brigham Young. Hickman left an indelible impact on the history and myth of the West as a rough, undisciplined frontiersman who nevertheless helped to establish the Rocky Mountain kingdom of the Mormons.

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User Review  - Lyndatrue - LibraryThing

It's a fun book. There are times where it seems just a bit too willing to take "eyewitness" accounts as fact, but the photographs of the times are fabulous, and the author has certainly made this a ... Read full review

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User Review  - Clay - Goodreads

Hilton does a good job at illustrating the complexity of human nature, a complexity that exists in even the most vilified characters. I enjoyed the read and I found it to be an insight into the life ... Read full review

About the author (1988)

Hilton is a descendant of William A. Hickman.

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