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Buffalo Bill, 1846-1917



  • Existence: 18460226 - 19170110

Biographical / Historical

Buffalo Bill (1846-1917) was an American frontiersman, scout, and entertainer.

Found in 2 records:

History and war record of John O. Stotts, Sergeant Co. G, 3rd Regt, U.S. Infantry.

 Collection — Folder: 1
Call Number: RH MS P155
Scope and Contents

Stotts relates his experiences joining the army at St. Louis in 1866 and traveling over the plains to Fort Lyon, Colo. He describes killing buffalo, an Indian village, Ft. Dodge and Buffalo Bill, Bent's Fort, flooding of Ft. Lyon and the construction of New Ft. Lyon, the Indian wars including comments on Custer and the death of Black Kettle.

Dates: 1866 - 1868

Joseph A. Cody correspondence

Call Number: RH MS 8

This collection consists of Joseph Cody's letters to his wife, Elvira (Cable) Cody, and those received from other friends, arranged chronologically from 1854-1885. It also includes letters written by Elvira and those she received from friends prior to her marriage to Joseph, arranged chronologically from 1847-1853. Letters written by Elvira's father, Eleazer Cable, a nurseryman in Ohio concerned with the maintenance of the Cable nursery, are dated from 1837-1869.

Dates: 1837 - 1884