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Cole Younger

last of the great outlaws

by Homer Croy

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Published by University of Nebraska Press in Lincoln .
Written in English

    Places:
  • West (U.S.)
    • Subjects:
    • Younger, Cole, 1844-1916,
    • Outlaws -- West (U.S.) -- Biography,
    • West (U.S.) -- History -- 1860-1890,
    • West (U.S.) -- Biography

    • Edition Notes

      Statementby Homer Croy ; introduction to the Bison books edition by Richard E. Meyer.
      GenreBiography.
      Classifications
      LC ClassificationsF594.Y76 C7 1999
      The Physical Object
      Paginationxvi, 242 p. :
      Number of Pages242
      ID Numbers
      Open LibraryOL33555M
      ISBN 100803264003
      LC Control Number99016421

      Bushwhackers, meanwhile, frequently went house to house, executing Unionist farmers. Arrested in Kentucky February 11, and taken to Missouri with dubious attention paid to extradition laws and procedures. Cloud, InJesse returned to a life of crime, ending in his murder on April 3,in Saint Joseph, Missouri. I communicated with several Union men, all of whom, while pronouncing Cole a desperate fighter, yet accorded him full credit for his magnanimity in helping the poor, relieving distress and affording every possible protection to women and children, regardless of political sentiments.

      Northfield residents had seen the gang leave a local restaurant near the mill shortly after noon, where they dined on fried eggs. Surely their mother is the same, and I presume their father was also the same, but he was dead long before I knew the family. Another civilian named A. Obituary mentions no children. On November 16, a grand jury issued four indictments — one each for the first-degree murders of Joseph Heywood and Nicolaus Gustafson, one for bank robbery, and one for assault with deadly weapons on the wounded bank clerk, Bunker. One of the most well-known guerrilla raids of the Civil War occurred in when Confederate guerrillas from Missouri raided Lawrence, Kansas, killed over two hundred men and boys, and burned the town.

      Also inthe two James brothers moved to the outskirts of Nashville, Tennesseeprobably to save their mother from further raids by detectives. Frank and Jesse James had been there earlier but had already left. Cole Younger received a pardon in on the condition that he leave Minnesota and never return. One of the outlaws shot the cashier, R. After his father's death, Younger took part in the infamous "Bleeding Kansas" border raids. West of Millersburg that morning, Peter Youngquist harnessed his mules and headed for Northfield to sell farm produce, accompanied by Gustafson and three others.


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Cole Younger book

He was already carrying four bullet wounds in his back, which he probably received in the failed bank robbery two weeks prior. On July 21,they turned to train robberyderailing a locomotive and looting the express car on the Rock Island Railroad in Adair, Iowa. The new man, Kerry, was arrested soon after and he readily identified his accomplices.

Louis I instituted inquiries, by letter, in order to receive a denial or corroboration of Cole Younger's statements, respecting his liberality and conduct during the war.

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Three of the outlaws entered the bank, as the remaining five, led by Cole Younger, remained on the street to provide cover. Shepherd gave me a very interesting history of that flag, which I shall relate in my book, but he was unable to tell me what eventually became of that ominous symbol.

Ford, on the other hand, agreed to bring down Jesse James in return for the reward.

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A group of children gathered around them, enthralled with the fine horses the men were riding. The gang held up the passengers when the express safe proved to be nearly empty.

Bunker escaped from the bank by running out the back door despite being wounded in the right shoulder by Pitts as he ran. He came from a good family, was intelligent, well read and loved practical jokes.

This set the stage for the emergence of the James and Younger brothers, and the transformation of the old crew into the James—Younger Gang. Cole was furious over this, because neither he nor brother John had been linked to the Cole Younger book before the letter.

He claimed he was sent to California on a recruiting mission, and returned after the war's end to find Missouri ruled by a militant faction of Unionist Radicals. He killed two lawmen during the attempt and escaped. State authorities believed that Clement planned and led the first daylight peacetime armed bank robbery in U.

He was paroled inpardoned inand returned to his family's Missouri home, where he became a regular churchgoer, and was never again in trouble with the law. He also toured America in speaking engagements and made celebrity appearances in "Wild West" shows. Tall, slender, light complexion, front teeth large and bad, little fuzzy whiskers --from Frank James trial Slender, "a stripling", very loose in his movements, light-haired, no whiskers, 5' 8 or 9" tall --testimony of Frank James " Missouri, however, had been the scene of much of the agitation about slavery leading up to the outbreak of the war, and was home to dedicated partisans from both sides.

How does All You Can Books work?Violence dictated the daily rhythms of Cole Younger?s life. During the Civil War he was selected to join Quantrill?s Raiders because he owned his own revolver.

His participation in the brutal raid on Lawrence, Kansas, drove him and other guerrillas into hiding as Union troops sought to punish the perpetrators of atrocities including the murder of women and children. Thomas Coleman Younger. AKA Cole Younger.

Born: Died: The commonly known photo of Cole Younger below gives us a baseline sample for visual facial recognition analysis. There are several unique facial characteristics to make a comparison with the naked eye. The eye line is not even and his right eye is lower than his left eye. Why This Book Is Here.

Cole Younger told Quantrell that my father and brother were in the rebel army and were good fighters, and that I had stayed at home to take care of my mother; that I was a good fellow and a non-combatant.

This occurred just before I entered the Union army, and it was generally known, and I am sure Cole knew, that I. When Cole Younger wrote his lengthy note in what is now Peg's autograph book, appraised by Jerry Patterson at the Albuquerque ROADSHOW in Julyhe was incarcerated in the state prison in.

Cole Younger also founded the longest-running prison newspaper in the United States during his stay in Stillwater State Prison. [citation needed] Bob Younger died in prison of tuberculosis on September 15,at the age of After much legal dispute, Cole and Jim Younger were paroled in on the condition they remain in hildebrandsguld.comon: Missouri.

At times Younger rode with his brothers as a member of the James-Younger gang, and at times other times they rode as own gang. Cole Younger was friends and allegedly had arealtionship with Myra Shirley (Bell Starr) who he knew from childhood and during flights from lawmen would sometimes hide out at the Shirley family farm.