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Robert Dotson and Buffalo Bill Cody. This scan is of an old tintype photo that was in a family collection. According to family stories the clean-shaven gentleman on the right is Robert B. Dotson (b. 1840 Crawford County, MO; d.1903 Crawford County, MO; served in the Civil War in the Kansas Infantry for the Union side), and the gentleman on the left with the beard is Buffalo Bill Cody (who also served in the Kansas infantry during the civil war.