Jesse James, Train Robberies, Confederate
 Jesse James, Train Robberies, Confederate

Jesse James

Born: September 5, 1847 in Clay County, Missouri
Died: April 3, 1882 in St. Joseph, Missouri

    Jesse James was a notorious outlaw who expertly provided the leadership for the James gang   for several years    

    Jesse James and his gang were quite proficient and successful in bank robberies, stage coach   robberies and train robberies

    The most lucrative of the Jesse James Gang activities took place throughout Missouri, Kansas, Iowa, Texas, Kentucky and Minnesota

     Eluding the law was a talent learned Jesse James riding with Quantrill's Confederate Guerilla Raiders during the Civil War

      Living under the assumed names of J.D. or Thomas Howard in Nashville, Tennessee Jesse James lived quite peacefully out of sight from his enemies

      Feeling comfortable living incognito Jesse James began to let his guard down and moved to St. Joseph, Missouri.   Jesse James was murdered by a sneak named Bob Ford just for publicity

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