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Title Wildest lives of the wild west : America through the words of Wild Bill Hickok, Billy the Kid, and other famous westerners / edited by John Richard Stephens
Published Guilford, Connecticut : TwoDot, 2016
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Contents Wild Bill Hickok : the making of a legend -- George Armstrong Custer : Wild Bill Hickok, US Army Scout -- Buffalo Bill Cody : Wild Bill and Buffalo Bill -- Billy the Kid : the Lincoln County War ; a terrible place to put a fellow -- Pat Garrett : Billy the Kid dies, but not with his boots on -- Calamity Jane : Life and adventures of a Wild West celebrity -- Frederic Remington : life on Apache and Comanche reservations -- Geronimo : living as an Apache ; coming of the white man -- John Wesley Hardin : on the run for murder -- Wyatt Earp : cowboy trouble in Dodge ; the gunfight near the O.K. Corral -- Doc Holliday : Tombstone and trouble in Colorado -- Teddy Roosevelt : frontier men and women ; conflicts with the Indians -- William A. Pinkerton : highwaymen of the railroad -- Emmett Dalton : the last of the Dalton Gang -- Butch Cassidy : letters home -- Deadwood Dick : living in the Wild West
Summary By and about some of the most prominent characters in the American West, these are the stories of their exploits told in their own words through excerpts from autobiographies, articles they wrote, newspaper interviews, private journals, personal letters, and court testimony
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references and index
Notes Online resource, title from PDF title page (EBSCO, viewed December 8, 2016)
Subject Billy, the Kid.
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.
Calamity Jane, 1856-1903.
Geronimo, 1829-1909.
Cassidy, Butch, 1866-
Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876.
Dalton, Emmett.
Earp, Wyatt, 1848-1929.
Garrett, Pat F. (Pat Floyd), 1850-1908.
Hardin, John Wesley, 1853-1895.
Hickok, Wild Bill, 1837-1876.
Holliday, John Henry, 1851-1887.
Pinkerton, William A. (William Allan), 1846-1923.
Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Billy, the Kid.
Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917.
Calamity Jane, 1856-1903.
Geronimo, 1829-1909.
Cassidy, Butch, 1866-
Custer, George A. (George Armstrong), 1839-1876.
Earp, Wyatt, 1848-1929.
Garrett, Pat F. (Pat Floyd), 1850-1908.
Hardin, John Wesley, 1853-1895.
Hickok, Wild Bill, 1837-1876.
Holliday, John Henry, 1851-1887.
Pinkerton, William A. (William Allan), 1846-1923.
Remington, Frederic, 1861-1909.
Roosevelt, Theodore, 1858-1919.
Frontier and pioneer life -- West (U.S.)
Frontier and pioneer life.
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / Southwest (AZ, NM, OK, TX)
HISTORY / United States / State & Local / West (AK, CA, CO, HI, ID, MT, NV, UT, WY)
West (U.S.) -- Biography.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1848-1860.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1860-1890.
West (U.S.) -- History -- 1890-1945.
West United States.
Genre/Form Biographies.
History.
Personal narratives.
Personal narratives.
Form Electronic book
Author Stephens, John Richard, editor.
ISBN 1493024442
9781493024445