Tag Archives: Deadwood

Wild Bill Hickok as Lawman

by Paul Ashdown Wild Bill Hickok was a sometime lawman, but he would have a tough job finding work in the criminal justice field today. His resume was shaky. He’d been tried, and acquitted, several times for murder and manslaughter. … Continue reading

Posted in Personalities | Tagged , , , | 1 Comment

Imagining Wild Bill

ECW is pleased to welcome our friend Paul Ashdown, co-author of the newest book in our Engaging the Civil War Series, published in partnership with Southern Illinois University Press: Imagining Wild Bill: James Butler Hickok in War, Media, and Memory. … Continue reading

Posted in Engaging the Civil War Series, Memory, Personalities | Tagged , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment