Buffalo Bill

Wild Bill

James Butler “Wild Bill” Hickok

James Butler Hickok was born in Troy Grove, Illinois, on May 27, 1837. As a boy in rural Illinois, young James was quite interested in guns, shooting, and compe...
Jack Crawford

Captain Jack Crawford

Few characters in Black Hills history were ever as flamboyant, or as poetic, as John Wallace "Jack" Crawford. Crawford was born in Donegal County, Ireland, i...
Buffalo Bill

Buffalo Bill Cody

In France, he was compared to Napoleon; in England to Robin Hood; and in his home country, there was no equal. William Frederick Cody was born on a farm nort...