8 Iconic Gunslingers of the Wild West

Wyatt Earp

Known for his role in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral, Wyatt Earp was a legendary lawman and gunslinger of the Wild West.

Billy the Kid

A notorious outlaw and gunslinger, Billy the Kid became an infamous figure for his involvement in the Lincoln County War and his escapades as a gunslinger.

Jesse James

As the leader of the James-Younger Gang, Jesse James was a prominent outlaw and gunslinger, known for his daring train and bank robberies.

Wild Bill Hickok

A skilled marksman and lawman, Wild Bill Hickok gained fame for his involvement in several gunfights and his time as a scout and law enforcement officer.

Doc Holliday

Known for his friendship with Wyatt Earp, Doc Holliday was a dentist turned gambler and gunslinger, remembered for his involvement in the Gunfight at the O.K. Corral.

Annie Oakley

Though primarily known as a sharpshooter and exhibition shooter, Annie Oakley's exceptional marksmanship skills earned her recognition as a prominent female gunslinger of the Wild West.

John Wesley Hardin

A feared gunslinger and notorious outlaw, John Wesley Hardin was involved in numerous gunfights and was known for his quick draw and deadly accuracy.

Calamity Jane

An unconventional figure of the Wild West, Calamity Jane was a frontierswoman and scout, often portrayed as a gunslinging heroine in popular culture.

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