|Mendota, Illinois in 1869|
Hickok was involved in several notable shootouts. He was shot from behind and killed at the age of 39 while playing poker in a saloon in Deadwood, Dakota Territory. The card hand he held at the time of his death (aces and eights) is called the "Dead Man's Hand".
Nebraska State Historical Society
The Memoirs of Wild Bill Hickok
Wild Bill Hickok: The Man and His Myth
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