Wild Bill Hickok: Sharpshooter and U.S. Marshal of the Wild West
Part history and part Wild West legend, The story of James Butler "Wild Bill" Hickok spans North America from rural Illinois To The isolated hills of South Dakota. The famed sharpshooter, stagecoach driver, small-town lawman, and Wild West showman lived during a period of unprecedented westward expansion, economic development, and civil unrest. Hickok's experiences as an abolitionist, a Nebraska constable, a Union scout, and a down-and-out gambler offer a new perspective on the pioneer struggle in the new American frontier.
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