Martha Jane (Calamity) Jane died on August less than 2 weeks after this photo at Bill Hickock's grave was taken. She asked to be buried beside Bill Hickock in Deadwood, South Dakota, and her wish was granted.
Martha Jane Burke, better known as Calamity Jane. American frontierswoman and professional scout. Jane was best known for her claim of being an acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok, but also for having gained fame fighting Native Americans.
Calamity Jane ♦ Martha Jane Canary or Cannary (May 1852 – August better known as Calamity Jane, was an American frontierswoman and professional scout, known for her claims of being an acquaintance of Wild Bill Hickok and fighting against Native Americans.