“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”
“Bite-Size Bits of Local, National, and Global History”

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John B. “Texas Jack” Omohundro
John B. "Texas Jack" Omohundro Marker (<i>tall view</i>) image, Touch for more information
By Cosmos Mariner, August 28, 2017
John B. "Texas Jack" Omohundro Marker (tall view)
Colorado (Lake County), Leadville — John B. "Texas Jack" Omohundro 1846-1880
Born in Virginia, Texas Jack came west after the Civil War at age 16 to become a cowboy. He later made a name for himself as a plainsman and U.S. government scout who led the Pawnee Indians on their summer hunts and was guide for such notables as . . . — Map (db m121768) HM
Virginia (Fluvanna County), Palmyra — F-51 — “Texas Jack” Omohundro Birthplace
J. B. “Texas Jack” Omohundro was born at Pleasure Hill Farm about 1 mile west of here on July 26, 1846. At age 17 he served as a scout under the command of General J.E.B. Stuart. Later he was renowned as a scout and heroic plainsman of . . . — Map (db m116884) HM
Kansas (Logan County), Oakley — Oakley: Birthplace of the Legend
Legends are sometimes too good to be true, but Buffalo Bill was the real thing. He was born William Frederick Cody in a log cabin in Iowa in 1846, grew up on the plains of Kansas, and fought for the Union during the Civil War as a trooper . . . — Map (db m116885) HM

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