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A Nice Bit of the Old west | by Possum Jimmy
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A Nice Bit of the Old west

Wild Bill Hickok, Buffalo Bill and Texas Jack. Texas was pretty famous back when and was a star in the Wild West, too. Bill Hickok was also a scout before embarking on a career as lawman and gambler.

 

On Texas Jack:

"He was an expert trailer and scout. I soon recognized this and... secured his appointment in the United States service...In this capacity I learned to know him and to respect his bravery and ability. He was a whole-souled, brave, generous, good-hearted man...who was one of my dearest and most intimate friends.”

  

--William “Buffalo Bill” Cody, 1910

 

www.texasjack.org/TJ/Welcome.html

 

Texas Jack was also a character in Ned Buntline and other Dime Novels.

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Taken on May 20, 2009