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Buffalo Bill

Buffalo Bill

American soldier, bison hunter, and showman

Alive from: 1846-1917

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    Excitement was plentiful during my two years' service as a Pony Express rider.
    Source: Buffalo Bills Life Story: An Autobiography
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    After crossing the Smoky Hill River, I felt comparatively safe as this was the last stream I had to cross.
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    As a good horse is not very apt to jump over a bank, if left to guide himself, I let mine pick his own way.
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    But the West of the old times, with its strong characters, its stern battles and its tremendous stretches of loneliness, can never be blotted from my mind.
    Source: An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (1920)
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    Every Indian outbreak that I have ever known has resulted from broken promises and broken treaties by the government.
    Source: Buffalo Bill Museum (1995)
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    Frontiersmen good and bad, gunmen as well as inspired prophets of the future, have been my camp companions. Thus, I know the country of which I am about to write as few men now living have known it.
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    Having secured my Indian actors, I started for Baltimore, where I organized my combination, and which was the largest troupe I had yet had on the road.
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    I felt only as a man can feel who is roaming over the prairies of the far West, well armed, and mounted on a fleet and gallant steed.
    Source: The life of Buffalo Bill
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    I had many enemies among the Sioux; I would be running considerable risk in meeting them.
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    I thought I was benefiting the Indians as well as the government, by taking them all over the United States, and giving them a correct idea of the customs, life, etc., of the pale faces, so that when they returned to their people they could make known all they had seen.
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    It was because of my great interest in the West, and my belief that its development would be assisted by the interest I could awaken in others, that I decided to bring the West to the East through the medium of the Wild West Show.
    Source: An Autobiography of Buffalo Bill (1920)
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    Major North and myself went out in advance of the command several miles and killed a number of buffaloes.
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    Major North has had for years complete power over these Indians and can do more with them than any man living.
    Source: The Life of Hon. William F. Cody, Known as Buffalo Bill, the Famous Hunter, Scout, and Guide: An Autobiography (1978 edition), U of Nebraska Press
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    My brother was a great favorite with everybody, and his death cast a gloom upon the whole neighborhood.
    Source: The Life of Hon. William F. Cody, Known as Buffalo Bill, the Famous Hunter, Scout, and Guide: An Autobiography (1978 edition), U of Nebraska Press
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    My debut upon the world's stage occurred on February 26, 1845, in the State of Iowa.
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