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Somehow she figured out how to shoot. One story claims that, as a young girl, she picked up her father shotgun and hit a squirrel between the eyes. Another story makes the creature a bird, and holds that the recoil broke her nose. Either way, the animal probably became supper, and by the time she turned 15 she was bringing in game full time for a local grocer.

Or not quite full time: Like any good shot, she also entered skeet competitions, as ubiquitous in 19th century rural America as pickup basketball games are in Chicago or Detroit or New York today. That where she met her future husband, the marksman Frank Butler. We don know for sure whether she beat him at their first meeting by two clay pigeons or one. We do know that he became her manager, and, within a few years, she was an international superstar.

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That did not make him, as legend has it, a part of the Pony Express, let alone its star rider. The mount he was assigned was a mule, and the extent of his run from freight yard to telegraph office was all of three miles. McMurtry believes that, by the time the Pony Express came along, 14 year old Cody had advanced enough to become its youngest messenger, but the best proof McMurtry can muster is only that it makes a good story. (All the supporting evidence from Cody day, as McMurtry ably demonstrates, is not the least bit plausible, and the documentary evidence is spottier than Buffalo Bill arithmetic.) None of which would make much difference since nobody has ever doubted Cody skill as a rider except for the fact that he pretended
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In his world renowned entertainment which seems to have been a cross between a vaudeville act and a military parade he also pretended to have done a bit of Indian killing. In particular, he was fond of showing how he taken first scalp for Custer while he was employed as a scout by
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According to Buffalo Bill, the scalp belonged to a Cheyenne chief named Yellow Hand, whom Cody caught early one morning leading a raid on the Fifth Cavalry. Yellow Hand challenged him to a duel. fired at each other simultaneously. My usual luck did not desert me, for his bullet missed me while mine struck him in the breast. He reeled and fell, but before he had fairly touched the ground I was upon him, knife in hand, and had driven the keen edged weapon to the hilt in his heart. Jerking his warbonnet off, I scientifically scalped him in about five seconds.

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Indeed, the same was true of the Pony Express, which was made mythic posthumously as part of Buffalo Bill show. And it was true of Cody role as a hero of the West as well he called himself a colonel because he liked the title although of course he was alive and well at his center stage apotheosis. easy to forget that the narrative of his life is one story and the narrative of his fame is another, McMurtry writes. Easy to forget, and essential to remember.

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More than she was for her shooting score, Oakley was endearing to audiences for her pout when she missed a tossed penny and for how she kicked the ground with her boot when she hit the mark. As for Buffalo Bill, had he been a real Indian fighter, out taming the frontier, he wouldn have left the plains to perform in London, with a troupe of Native Americans, in front of Queen Victoria. Bill Wild West, which traveled the world in various guises from the 1880s until Cody death in 1917, was presented as historical reenactment Cody never called it a show but the only history it really reenacted, by interminable repetition, was the history it invented.

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Indeed, Bill Wild West was a more appropriate moniker than Cody may have recognized. By the turn of the century, the Wild West was more or less Buffalo Bill own possession, and, along with Annie Oakley, he was its chief asset.

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