Making the Hickok Tutt Shot

At six o’clock on the evening July 21, 1865, Wild Bill Hickok made the most famous cap and ball revolver shot in Western history, by shooting Davis Tutt through the heart, at a distance of 75 yards, during their gunfight across the city square in Springfield, Missouri.

In this video I’ll discuss the history of that fight, and I’ll dispel some persistent rumors that have been associated with the affair.

After that I’ll attempt to re-create Wild Bill’s 75-yard heart shot.

This video is a bit on the long side, so I hope you’ll stick with it. Let me know if you like it.
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