The Soldier Who Almost Killed Wild Bill Hickock


In 1870 Wild Bill Hickok was involved in a brawl in Hays, Kansas. It is one of the incidents contributing to his fame and noted in all biographies on him. One soldier was killed. His remarkable story (including a Congressional Medal of Honor in 1869) has never been told before.

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Also, the Western History Department of the Denver Public Library has copies of all publications of the Denver Posse of Westerners.