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Quick as lightning Wild Bill pulled his revolver. The stranger fell dead, shot through the brain.
 

Some days I would go without any fire at all, and eat raw frozen meat and melt snow in my mouth for water.
 

Springfield has always had a place in my heart.
 

The audience, upon learning that the real Buffalo Bill was present, gave several cheers between the acts.
[Acts]
 

The cholera had broken out at the post, and five or six men were dying daily.
 

The Confederates had suspected Wild Bill of being a spy for two or three days, and had watched him closely.
 

The Free State men, myself among them, took it for granted that Missouri was a slave state.
 

The Indians kept increasing in numbers until it was estimated that we were fighting from 800 to 1,000 of them.
 

The Indians were well mounted and felt proud and elated because they had been made United States soldiers.
 

The McCarthy boys, at the proper moment, gave orders to fire upon the advancing enemy.
[Advancing]
 

Washington newspaper men know everything.
 

We got more provisions for our whiskey than the same money, which we paid for the liquor, would have bought; so after all it proved a very profitable investment.
 

We had avoided discovery by the Sioux scouts, and we were confident of giving them a complete surprise.
 

Wild Bill was a strange character. In person he was about six feet and one inch in height. He was a Plains-man in every sense of the word.
 

Wild Bill was anything but a quarrelsome man yet I have personal knowledge of at least half a dozen men whom he had at various times killed.
 


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