Chasing Frank and Jesse James
The Bungled Northfield Bank Robbery and the Long Manhunt
About the Book
Frank and Jesse James, the infamous brothers from Missouri, rode with marauding Confederate guerrillas during the Civil War. Having learned to kill and raid without compunction, they easily transitioned from rebels to outlaws after the war, robbing stagecoaches, banks and trains in Missouri and surrounding states. It was a botched bank robbery in Northfield, Minnesota, followed by an improbable escape through the Dakota Territory and Iowa, that elevated the James brothers from notorious criminals to legendary figures of American history and folklore.
About the Author(s)
Format: softcover (6 x 9)
Bibliographic Info: 22 photos, notes, bibliography, index
Copyright Date: 2018