Frank and Jesse James in 1872. The James brothers were Confederate guerrillas in Missouri during the Civil War. #civilwar

Jesse James: The Confederate Guerrilla

Frank and Jesse James in 1872. The James brothers were Confederate guerrillas in Missouri during the Civil War. #civilwar

Young Jesse James (approx. 16 yrs. of age). Missouri bushwhacker riding with Bloody Bill Anderson.

Jesse James

Young Jesse James (approx. 16 yrs. of age). Missouri bushwhacker riding with Bloody Bill Anderson.

The Assassination of Jesse James (why haven't I seen this yet?)

The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford (2007)

Hot Springs,Arkansas : Jesse James and the Younger Brothers were fond of robbing stagecoaches near Hot Springs. Apparently, it was something to brag about. Here's a photo of three Arkansas men who were robbed of $3000 and some valuables. They commemorated the event by painting "Robbed by Jesse James January 15, 1874 on top of their stagecoach. This was supposedly the first of a string of James-Younger holdups on the road between Malvern and Hot Springs.

Hot Springs,Arkansas : Jesse James and the Younger Brothers were fond of robbing stagecoaches near Hot Springs. Apparently, it was something to brag about. Here's a photo of three Arkansas men who were robbed of $3000 and some valuables. They commemorated the event by painting "Robbed by Jesse James January 15, 1874 on top of their stagecoach. This was supposedly the first of a string of James-Younger holdups on the road between Malvern and Hot Springs.

Robert Ford, The man who killed Jesse James

Robert Ford, The man who killed Jesse James. He pretty much carried the moniker "Dirty, Rotten Coward Who Shot Jesse James In the Back." It occured, by the way, as Jesse was hanging a picture in his mother's house. Not the kind of man I'd want to be.

One of American history‘s most notorious outlaws, Jesse James has also been the subject of several films. He was even played by his own son, Jesse James, Jr., in two silent films in the 1920s. Reed Hadley played him in Samuel Fuller’s I Shot Jesse James, and he was most recently played by none other than Brad Pitt in the critically acclaimed (and fantastic) The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.

One of American history‘s most notorious outlaws, Jesse James has also been the subject of several films. He was even played by his own son, Jesse James, Jr., in two silent films in the 1920s. Reed Hadley played him in Samuel Fuller’s I Shot Jesse James, and he was most recently played by none other than Brad Pitt in the critically acclaimed (and fantastic) The Assassination of Jesse James by the Coward Robert Ford.

Jesse James, 1869, Nebraska City

Jesse James, Nebraska City- - After the passage of the Kansas-Nebraska Act in Clay County became the . The 1869 robbery marked the emergence of Jesse James as the most . James and John Newman Edwards, editor and founder of the Kansas City Times.

Tough Customers of the Old West  Are they (L to R) Frank James, Fletch Taylor, and Jesse James  The hombre standing in the center has a Whitney Navy conversion revolver tucked in his vest

Tough Customers of the Old West Are they (L to R) Frank James, Fletch Taylor, and Jesse James The hombre standing in the center has a Whitney Navy conversion revolver tucked in his vest

Frank James, Jesse James, Cole Younger, and Bob Younger

Cowboys of the Old West Unit Study

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