Wild Bill Hickok, Deadwood, James Butler Hickok
 Wild Bill Hickok, Deadwood, James Butler Hickok 

Wild Bill Hickok     James Butler Hickok

Born: May 27, 1837 in Troy Grove, Illinois
Died: August 2, 1876 in Deadwood, South Dakota
 

     Wild Bill Hickok worked as a freighter on the Oregon Trail and the Santa Fe Trail.    His Talents as a mule skinner earned him a sound reputation

     Gambling became Wild Bill Hickok 's second skilled profession.     Quite good at making money at the card tables.   Wild Bill Hickok followed a gamblers code that served him well

     That code old Wild Bill Hickok believed in you Say what was it?  Ok listen up. It comes in two parts 

     Part one:  You can sheer a sheep several times gently a little at a time    

     Part two the key you might say of Wild Bill Hickok 's gambling code.   You can only skin a sheep once

     Wild Bill Hickok became a  professional gunman.    Wild Bill Hickok may be better known as an Army scout and a Marshal to some folks

     Touring with Buffalo Bill Cody in the Wild West Show all over the world made Wild Bill Hickok real famous       

     Jack McCall Murdered Wild Bill Hickok on August 2, 1876 in Deadwood, South Dakota

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