trouble is that hardin autobiography is sometimes taken as "Gospel truth" so to speak-for example Hardin Claim of Killing and members of the Mobile Alabama police in a 1876 shotout-the records show a different result!"
Pard, there's little doubt that Hardin was a killer. Now weather he was a stand up "shootist" or not is still in question. Keep in mind that most of the tales about his prowness come from Hardin's own…"
Pard, ya better go back and do yer research agin!! Hickok responded to the shot at the Bulls Head Tavern, which was owned by Phil Coe. When asked about the shot by Hickok, Coe replied that he had shot a dog, which was legal in city…"