A rare report… Wild Bill Hickok…

November 22, 2010 by  
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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 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 the  “New York Herald” of August 13, 1876 with the report & thought it worth sharing:

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3 Responses to “A rare report… Wild Bill Hickok…”

  1. Aaron Moyer on April 6th, 2016 10:49 am

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

  2. Aaron Moyer on April 6th, 2016 10:53 am

    Discovered this looking for the answer:

    Bill Sutherland was an alias of McCall’s.

  3. GuyHeilenman on May 13th, 2016 7:59 am

    Thank you Aaron

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