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During her days in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show, all seventeen years of them, Annie became famous all over the world. While she had chosen “Annie Oakley” as her stage name, Chief Sitting Bull gave the diminutive shooter a nickname. “Little Sure Shot” was an apt name for the five foot tall crackshot. Some [...]
When she was sixteen, Annie went to Cincinnati to participate in a shooting contest. One of her opponents was Frank Butler. When the dust and gunpowder had settled, Annie had triumphed over the handsome shootist by one point. They later married and Annie travelled with Frank as the assistant in his shooting act. He later [...]
Born August 13, 1860 and given the name Phoebe Ann by her mother, it was her sisters that called her Annie. While her parents began their lives in Pennsylvania, they were living in Darke County, OH when Annie was born. The fifth of seven children, Annie made her mark on the world with her sharp [...]