Buffalo Bill – I thought I was benefiting…

I thought I was benefiting the Indians as well as the government, by taking them…


“I thought I was benefiting the Indians as well as the government, by taking them all over the United States, and giving them a correct idea of the customs, life, etc., of the pale faces, so that when they returned to their people they could make known all they had seen.”
-Buffalo Bill

Buffalo Bill – So for twelve miles I…

So for twelve miles I rode with Sherman, and we became fast friends. He asked…


“So for twelve miles I rode with Sherman, and we became fast friends. He asked me all manner of questions on the way, and I found that he knew my father well, and remembered his tragic death in Salt Creek Valley.”
-Buffalo Bill

Buffalo Bill – My mother’s sympathies were strongly…

My mother’s sympathies were strongly with the Union. She knew that war was bound to…


“My mother’s sympathies were strongly with the Union. She knew that war was bound to come, but so confident was she in the strength of the Federal Government that she devoutly believed that the struggle could not last longer than six months at the utmost.”
-Buffalo Bill