Buckshot - The horse ridden by Marshal James
Butler Hickok (Guy Madison) as he maintained law and order in Abilene, Kansas
on THE ADVENTURES OF WILD BILL HICKOK/SYN/CBS/ABC/1951-58. The marshal's
chubby sidekick Jingles (Andy Devine) rode a horse called Joker.
Joker & Buckshot
The real James Butler Hickok (1837-76) had a horse called Buckshot as well as
Black Nell which was purchased in 1863 from a Union quartermaster for $225.
Black Nell died in 1870. The horse's grave marker read: "Here lies Black Nell,
the most gallant heroine of the Civil War and of the Plains."
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