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Annie Oakley

Annie Oakley (born Phoebe Ann Mosey; August 13, 1860 – November 3, 1926) was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. Her „amazing talent” „Sitting Bull was deeply moved by Annie’s talent. He thought her ability with a gun was amazing. ” „Like Annie, Lillian showed amazing talent with a gun at an early age. ” first came to light when the then 15-year-old won a shooting match with traveling show marksman Frank E. Butler (whom she married). The couple joined ”Buffalo Bill’s Wild West” show a few years later. Oakley became a renowned international star, performing before royalty and heads of state. Oakley also was variously known as „Miss Annie Oakley”, „Little Sure Shot”, „Little Miss Sure Shot”, „Watanya Cicilla”, „Phoebe Anne Oakley”, „Mrs. Annie Oakley”, „Mrs. Annie Butler”, and „Mrs. Frank Butler”. Her death certificate gives her name as „Annie Oakley Butler”.

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