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FREE ECW Podcast – Imagining Wild Bill Hickok

We know Wild Bill Hickok best as a figure from the Old West, but Paul Ashdown and Ed Caudill talk with Chris Mackowski about Wild Bill in the Civil War, popular media, myth, and memory, too. Check out the new … Continue reading

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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

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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

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New from the “Engaging the Civil War” Series: Imagining Wild Bill

It’s always exciting when a new book arrives from the printer, but right now, it’s especially exciting. Since the onset of COVID, our Emerging Civil War books have been racked up like airplanes circling O’Hare Airport waiting out a Christmas … Continue reading

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