‘Little Sure Shot’, Annie Oakley

Trick Shooting. Anne Oakley, champion trick shot (Getty Images)

When it comes to Old West heroines, one name often pops to mind – Annie Oakley. The eagle-eyed sharpshooting woman was so accomplished with her gun that she was invited to join Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show in 1885. She toured the country – and traveled to Europe – demonstrating her shooting ability. Although her reputation and legacy are cemented in American culture, there are some little-known facts about Annie Oakley that add to her story.