Annie Oakley was an American sharpshooter and exhibition shooter. 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.
Born Phoebe Ann Mosey, and far better know as Annie Oakley, was called “Watanya Cicilla” by Sitting Bull, a fellow performer in Buffalo Bill’s Wild West Show. That name became “Little Sure Shot” in the public advertisements.
Previous pinner info: Annie Oakley Most famous woman marksman of her day. A star with Buffalo Bill's Wild West Show touring the United States and Europe. Sitting Bull also toured with the show but didn't go to Europe.