James Butler „Wild Bill“ Hickok (* Mai in Troy Grove, Illinois; † 2. August in Deadwood, South Dakota) war ein US-amerikanischer Western-. Wild Bill Hickok. 31 Bewertungen. Nr. 22 von 35 Aktivitäten in Deadwood · Monumente & Statuen. Leider sind an den von Ihnen gewählten Daten keine Touren. The Memoirs of Wild Bill Hickok [Matheson, Richard] on samtenwilliams.com *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Memoirs of Wild Bill Hickok.
Bill HickokJames Butler Hickok, genannt " Wild Bill ", zählt zu den berüchtigsten " Gunfightern " des Wilden Westens. Mindestens sieben Menschen. Wild Bill Hickok. 31 Bewertungen. Nr. 22 von 35 Aktivitäten in Deadwood · Monumente & Statuen. Leider sind an den von Ihnen gewählten Daten keine Touren. James Butler „Wild Bill“ Hickok war ein US-amerikanischer Western- beziehungsweise Revolverheld, Soldat und Gesetzeshüter. In sechs überlieferten Schießereien tötete der Gunslinger sieben Menschen.
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They arrived in Topeka on April 2. Hickok remained in Hays through August , when he brought Cheyenne Indians to Hays to be viewed by " excursionists ".
On September 4, Hickok was wounded in the foot while rescuing several cattlemen in the Bijou Creek basin who had been surrounded by Indians.
The 10th Regiment arrived at Fort Lyon in Colorado in October and remained there for the rest of In July , Hickok returned to Hays and was elected city marshal of Hays and sheriff of Ellis County, Kansas , in a special election held on August 23, Hickok may have been acting sheriff before he was elected; a newspaper reported that he arrested offenders on August 18, and the commander of Fort Hays wrote a letter to the assistant adjutant general on August 21 in which he praised Hickok for his work in apprehending deserters.
The regular county election was held on November 2, , and Hickok, running as an independent, lost to his deputy, Peter Lanihan, running as a Democrat; even so, Hickok and Lanihan remained sheriff and deputy, respectively.
Hickok accused a J. Macintosh of irregularities and misconduct during the election. On December 9, Hickok and Lanihan both served legal papers on Macintosh, and local newspapers acknowledged that Hickok had guardianship of Hays City.
In September , his first month as sheriff, Hickok killed two men. The first was Bill Mulvey, who was rampaging through town, drunk, shooting out mirrors and whisky bottles behind bars.
Citizens warned Mulvey to behave, because Hickok was sheriff. Mulvey angrily declared that he had come to town to kill Hickok.
When he saw Hickok, he leveled his cocked rifle at him. Hickok waved his hand past Mulvey at some onlookers and yelled, "Don't shoot him in the back; he is drunk.
The second killed by Hickok was Samuel Strawhun, a cowboy, who was causing a disturbance in a saloon at am on September 27, when Hickok and Lanihan went to the scene.
Hickok said he had "tried to restore order". At the coroner's inquest into Strawhun's death, despite "very contradictory" evidence from witnesses, the jury found the shooting justifiable.
On July 17, , Hickok was attacked by two troopers from the 7th U. Lonergan pinned Hickok to the ground, and Kyle put his gun to Hickok's ear.
When Kyle's weapon misfired, Hickok shot Lonergan, wounding him in the knee, and shot Kyle twice, killing him.
Hickok lost his re-election bid to his deputy. On April 15, , Hickok became marshal of Abilene, Kansas. He replaced Tom "Bear River" Smith , who had been killed while serving an arrest warrant on November 2, Outlaw John Wesley Hardin arrived in Abilene at the end of a cattle drive in early Hardin was a well-known gunfighter, and is known to have killed more than 27 men.
Hickok later said he did not know that "Wesley Clemmons" was Hardin's alias, and that he was a wanted outlaw. He told Clemmons Hardin to stay out of trouble in Abilene and asked him to hand over his guns, and Hardin complied.
Hardin left Kansas before Hickok could arrest him. The murderer escaped. This was his sixth murder. Hickok and Phil Coe , a saloon owner and acquaintance of Hardin's, had a dispute that resulted in a shootout.
Citizens of the town complained to Hickok, who requested that Thompson and Coe remove the image. They refused, so Hickok altered it himself.
Picks on rebels, especially Texans, to kill. He seemed to have respect for Hickok's abilities and replied, "If Bill needs killing, why don't you kill him yourself?
Hickok's retort is one of the West's most famous sayings though possibly apocryphal : "Did the crow have a pistol?
Was he shooting back? I will be. On October 5, , Hickok was standing off a crowd during a street brawl when Coe fired two shots. Hickok ordered him to be arrested for firing a pistol within the city limits.
Coe claimed that he was shooting at a stray dog, [g] and then suddenly turned his gun on Hickok, who fired first and killed Coe.
In another account of the Coe shootout: Theophilus Little, the mayor of Abilene and owner of the town's lumber yard, recorded his time in Abilene by writing in a notebook, which was ultimately given to the Abilene Historical Society.
Writing in , he detailed his admiration for Hickok and included a paragraph on the shooting that differs considerably from the reported account:.
As vile a character as I ever met for some cause Wild Bill incurred Coe's hatred and he vowed to secure the death of the marshal. Not having the courage to do it himself, he one day filled about cowboys with whiskey intending to get them into trouble with Wild Bill, hoping that they would get to shooting and in the melee shoot the marshal.
But Coe "reckoned without his host". Wild Bill had learned of the scheme and cornered Coe, had his two pistols drawn on Coe.
Just as he pulled the trigger, one of the policemen rushed around the corner between Coe and the pistols and both balls entered his body, killing him instantly.
In an instant, he pulled the triggers again sending two bullets into Coe's abdomen Coe lived a day or two and whirling with his two guns drawn on the drunken crowd of cowboys, "and now do any of you fellows want the rest of these bullets?
After shooting Coe, Hickok caught a glimpse of someone running toward him and quickly fired two more shots in reaction, accidentally shooting and killing Abilene Special Deputy Marshal Mike Williams, who was coming to his aid.
Hickok was relieved of his duties as marshal less than two months after the accidental shooting, this incident being only one of a series of questionable shootings and claims of misconduct during his career.
In one show, he shot the spotlight when it focused on him. He was released from the group after a few months. In , Hickok was diagnosed by a doctor in Kansas City, Missouri , with glaucoma and ophthalmia.
Hickok left his new bride a few months later, joining Charlie Utter 's wagon train to seek his fortune in the gold fields of South Dakota.
Shortly before Hickok's death, he wrote a letter to his new wife, which read in part, "Agnes Darling, if such should be we never meet again, while firing my last shot, I will gently breathe the name of my wife—Agnes—and with wishes even for my enemies I will make the plunge and try to swim to the other shore.
Wild Bill consequently shot a bullet into the back of his brain. A second man was gunned down by the quick-handed sheriff for talking trash, too.
Wikimedia Commons John Wesley Hardin. Abilene had a reputation as a, particularly tough town and the town had a legendary gunfighter of its own already, one John Wesley Hardin.
Local saloon owner, Phil Coe, had upset the town by drawing a bull with a massive, erect penis on the wall of his saloon. Wild Bill made him take it down, and Coe swore revenge.
Hardin went along with the scheme though long enough to pull a gun on Wild Bill. He made a commotion in the middle of town and, when Wild Bill came along and told him to hand over his pistols, Hardin pretended to surrender and instead, got Wild Bill at gunpoint.
Wild Bill, though, just laughed. When her husband was murdered Agnes carried on, the first woman in America to own her own circus company.
She met Hickok that summer in and according to bystanders, both were smitten. She moved on, touring, and he dabbled in show business a couple of times, at least once with Buffalo Bill Cody, but didn't care for the theater life.
He headed west, to Cheyenne, Wyoming. Lake at first, later transitioning to Agnes, while she always called him James. In , Hickok had joined the Pony Express, a mail service that delivered letters and packages from St.
Joseph, Missouri to Sacramento, California. While delivering freight in , Hickok was injured when he was attacked by a bear.
After a fierce struggle that left Hickok gravely wounded, he was finally able to slit the bear's throat. He was removed from duty and eventually sent to Rock Creek Station to work in the stables.
On July 12, , an incident occurred that would begin Hickok's claim to fame. While employed at the Rock Creek Pony Express Station in Nebraska he got into a gunfight with an employee looking to collect his pay.
Wild Bill may have shot and killed McCanles and wounded two other men. He was acquitted at the trial. However, there is some question on the validity of the trial because he worked for the powerful Overland Stage Company.
His name was listed as William Haycock at this time. The family was prominent in Harrisburg civic life through his grandfather's machinery business, W.
Hickok Manufacturing Company. Bill played guard at Yale and was twice selected as an All-American. In addition, he set records in the shot put and hammer throw for the track team.
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