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A rare report… Wild Bill Hickok…

Some reports have gained greater notoriety long after the event happened, particularly those of the Old West which have been romanticized by television, movies and countless books on the era. The gunfight at the O.K. Corral is one, and the report of the killing of Wild Bill Hickok [1] is another. Neither are commonly found in newspapers of the day with the Hickok report being one of the more difficult to find, and typically on a brief report when found.

We recently came across theĀ  “New York Herald” of August 13, 1876 with the report & thought it worth sharing: [2]

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3 Comments To "A rare report… Wild Bill Hickok…"

#1 Comment By Aaron Moyer On 04/06/2016 @ 10:49 am

Is this fake?
Bill Hickok was killed by John “Jack” McCall.

#2 Comment By Aaron Moyer On 04/06/2016 @ 10:53 am

Discovered this looking for the answer:
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Bill Sutherland was an alias of McCall’s.

#3 Comment By GuyHeilenman On 05/13/2016 @ 7:59 am

Thank you Aaron