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Deadwood, South Dakota

people Cornishman who once sang in a Methodist choir and later became a legendary figure of the Wild West Cowboy era. His quick-shooting deeds working on the Deadwood (Deadwood, South Dakota) stage gained him the nickname "Deadwood Dick". Doug Engebretson in his book "Empty saddles, forgotten names: Outlaws of the Black Hills and Wyoming" has the following to say on the demise of Johnny. :"In July 1879 the coach going from Cheyenne, Wyoming


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