Annie Oakley (1860-1926), born Phoebe Ann Mosey, was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. As she was becoming known, Frank Butler, a traveling show marksman, had bet he could beat any local fancy shooter. He lost to Oakley but began courting her. They married on June 20, 1882. Oakley's amazing talent and timely rise to fame led to a starring role in Buffalo Bill's Wild West show, which propelled her to become the first American female superstar. Oakley's most famous trick is ...

A rare image of Annie Oakley. Why rare? . . . In this beautiful photograph of Annie she's is not holding a gun!

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Annie Oakley (August 13, 1860 – November 3, 1926) Perhaps Oakley's most famous trick was her ability to repeatedly split a playing card, edge-on, and put several more holes in it before it could touch the ground, while using a .22 caliber rifle, at 90 feet (27 m).

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Annie Oakley

Annie Oakley Born: Patterson Township, Ohio 8-13-1860 Died: Greenville, Ohio 11-3-1926 The most famous female sharpshooter of all times. It was her height (She was only 5 ft. tall) and her amazing accuracy that had Chief Sitting Bull name her "Little Sure Shot". She starred in the Wild West Show for over 16 years and is the subject of the Broadway hit "Annie Get Your Gun".