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.
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.