conversion of Cole Younger, and The battle of Lone Jack early day stories. by Todd Menzies George

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Published by Lowell Press in Kansas City, Mo .

Written in English

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Places:

  • Jackson County (Mo.)

Subjects:

  • Younger, Cole, 1844-1916.,
  • Jackson County (Mo.) -- History.,
  • Jackson County (Mo.) -- Social life and customs.

Edition Notes

Book details

Other titlesBattle of Lone Jack.
Classifications
LC ClassificationsF472.J2 G4
The Physical Object
Pagination128 p.
Number of Pages128
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL5895174M
LC Control Number63039421
OCLC/WorldCa3020747

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The Conversion of Cole Younger: The Early Day Bandit Becomes a Christian Citizen & The Battle of Lone Jack and Early Stories Hardcover – January 1, by Todd : Todd M.

George. The Conversion of Cole Younger and The Battle of Lone Jack Early Day Stories [George, Todd Menzies] on *FREE* shipping on qualifying offers. The Author: Todd Menzies George. Behind bars, Cole’s younger brother Bob died of tuberculosis in A dozen years later, Cole and Jim were freed.

InJim—who suffered from. Confederate guerrilla and later outlaw leader Thomas Coleman Younger was notable for his actions at Lone Jack. Though most of Quantrill's Raiders were still in Location: Jackson County, near Lone Jack.

Lone jack of The Story of Cole Younger‚ by Himself, free online book, by Cole Younger, on Add to Bookshelf. Chapter 7. Lone jack It. Missouri guerrilla, Confederate officer, bank robber, notorious outlaw, Wild West showman -- Cole Younger's life was the stuff of myth and legend.

He tells his story. Causes which led to guerrilla life --First fight under Quantrell --Desperate fight at Tate's house --Slaughter at Blue Cut --Most remarkable fight during the war. Early life.

Younger was born on Janu on the Younger family farm in Jackson County, was a son of Henry Washington Younger, a prosperous. Cole Younger was among Quantrill's men and fought in the battle of Lone Jack as did William Gosney. *William's maternal aunt, Mary Corn married Abraham Koger.

Autobiography of Samuel Hildebrand A Yankee with Quantrill Battle of Independence Battle of Lone Jack Behind Enemy Lines: Guerrillas, Spies, Raiders Black Flag:. It is to Major Foster's surprise of the command at Lone Jack that Kansas City owes its escape from being the scene of a hard battle Aug Quantrell was not in the fight at Lone Jack at all, but Jarrette and Gregg did come up with some of Quantrell's men just.

The Story of Cole Younger, by Himself. Being an Autobiography of the Missouri Guerrilla Captain and Outlaw, his Capture and Prison Life, and the Only Authentic Account of the Northfield Raid Ever Published. By Cole Younger. Chicago. The Henneberry Company.

Contents. Why This Book Is Here. Boyhood Days. The Ghosts of Lone Jack follows Jared Millhouse as the ghosts of the bloodiest Civil War battle in Missouri interrupt his quiet summer at his grandfather's farm. Jared explores the story of the battle while looking for the key to release the ghosts, all with the help of his dad, his grandfather, his new friends, the town eccentrics and two 'professional' ghost hunters.

The Sni Valley, a rugged topography extending north of the community of Lone Jack toward the Missouri River, was a particularly troublesome area for Union troops.

Clemency: Major Foster was briefly captured, but according to contemporary reports, the later-to-be-famous outlaw Cole Younger saved him from a threatened summary execution. After the war, bushwhackers Kit Dalton, Cole Younger, and Frank and Jesse James acquired fame and notoriety as bank robbers and later as fictionalized Western folk heroes in dime store novels of the late 19th century.

such as the First Battle of Independence and the Battle of Lone Jack. At various times they went on raids into Kansas. Thus the Lone Jack Kid was about to be born.

When I read that Frank James, Cole Younger, Bloody Bill Anderson and Colonel Quantrell all were directly or indirectly involved in that battle, that got my attention. Cole Younger displayed an act of bravery when he rode between the battle lines delivering ammunition to the Rebels while the Yankees.

- It is the end of the Civil War and Frank and Jesse James and Cole Younger weren't as well known as Bloody Bill Anderson and Quantrill, yet. Then there was Charles Longstreet who was friends with the James’ and Youngers’.

This is his story about a battle in the town of Lone Jack and meeting up with Ned Buntline. Buntlin. The site about Lone Jack is a very well researched and documented site and connected with the annual reenactment and museum, I've referenced it myself from time to time, the article from North and South is also well researched and well written and I have a copy amongst all the stuff in my file boxes that my wife is always threatening to set a match too.

Bursheba Younger was the mother of fourteen children including Cole, Jim, John and Bob. Her husband, Henry Washington Younger was one of Cass County’s largest land owners and had a livery and dry goods store in Harrisonville as well as a federal mail contract in western Missouri and eastern Kansas.

A couple of other smaller confrontations locally were pretty fierce and considered major to those involved – the Battle of Independence and the Battle of Lone Jack. Jack or JohnQuantrill Probably at Lawrence 21 Aug. Hanged near Council Grove, KS for stealing horses. In a deal to save his life, he betrayed his fellow guerrillas after surrendering to Colonel Penick, and then leading Union troops to a hideout of Cole Younger, causing the deaths of several guerrillas 10 Feb Also known as John McDowell.

The Adventures of The Lone Jack Kid book. Read 8 reviews from the world's largest community for readers. Cole looked at the men, raised his hand, and said in a voice loud enough for everyone in the room to hear, Dont do it, boys. With Cole Younger and Ned Buntline backing him, Charles shoots all three of the challengers.

Little did he 4/5(8). The Battle of Lone Jack Determine the Enemy to the front lines of battle and in pursuit of bushwhackers William Quantrill and Cole Younger. Later, they show us Smith as a state representative and steward of the Kansas State Insane Asylum in its early years.

paperback paperback electronic book. The book was published in a severely limited run, which sold out very quickly.

However, the Camp Pope Book- Jackman’s Campaign and Battle of Lone Jack, which actually published The Story of Cole Younger By Himself, both as an electronic book and paperback. The latter is available from CPB. Penned a book called, "Under the Black Flag' in in which he claimed to have joined up with Quantrill as well as claiming to have been at Independence and Lawrence.

Recruited Cole Younger into the Confederate Army as a 1st Lieutenant in Captain Jarrette's. Not a Partisan Ranger. Hays, William Was at the Battle of Lone Jack August Not only that, he was made a first lieutenant as part of the brigade under General Jo Shelby.

Cole was now eighteen and had already killed three men (Croy 17). Lone Jack was a little town a few miles from Kansas City. The Battle of Lone Jack started at daybreak Aug In a short time the Confederates were running low on ammunition.

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Western Missouri, however, was the site of much bloodshed. I stop at Lone Jack Civil War Battlefield, Museum and Soldiers’ Cemetery, which revisits the August battle.

“ Lone Jack was one of the hardest fights of the war,” one Rebel fighter noted. “That night there were dead and wounded on. The Battle of Lone Jack took place right smack on what is now Main Street in the little town.

On Aug. 15,Missouri State Militia from Lexington. Thus the Lone Jack Kid was about to be born. When I read about that Frank James, Cole Younger, Bloody Bill Anderson and Colonel Quantrell all were directly or indirectly involved in that battle, that got my attention. Cole Younger displayed an act of bravery when he rode between the battle lines delivering ammunition to the Rebels while the.

By: Cole Younger () Autobiography of Cole Younger, American Civil War veteran and member of the Jesse James gang. Cole Younger was a member of Quantrill's Raiders during the Civil War and along with his brother, Jim Younger and the James brothers, robbed banks and.

The following book paints Cole and his brothers as valiant and gallant Confederates, definitely innocent of all war crimes, and the only offence which Cole admits after the war is the Northfield bank raid, so while the text may counteract some of the more sensational dime-novel accounts, and it certainly gives the other side, it may be questioned how objective and accurate it in fact is.

Cole joined the destructive William Clarke Quantrill inhis brother Jim joining a couple of years later at the Civil War's end. At first Cole was made a lieutenant of cavalry in Quantrill's band intaking part in the Battle of Lone Jack.

When the raid of Lawrence was made, Captain Cole Younger. They take us inside military camps and generals’ quarters, to the front lines of battle and in pursuit of bushwhackers William Quantrill and Cole Younger. Later, they show us Smith as a state representative and steward of the Kansas State Insane Asylum in its early years.

On Aug after a two-day march from Warrensburg, Missouri to Lexington, Missouri, he was ordered to take men on a mile forced march to Lone Jack, Missouri to engage Confederate troops that had just won an outstanding victory at the First Battle of Independence.

The Confederates were attempting to recruit and consolidate their. miles northwest of Lone Jack. Expecting that Gen.

Warren would-join me that night, m- early next morning, I ordered my men to sleep in line in Lone Jack. About 3 o'clock on the morning of August 16 my pickets came in, re porting that 3, Confederates were marching on Lone Jack.

I awaited them, and about 40 after my, pickets had been driven in. The Battle of Elkhorn Tavern () Volstead Act () Harrison Narcotics Law () William Clarke Quantrill (throughout) William T.

Anderson () Daniel Webster () The Battle at Lone Jack () Cole Younger () Frank James () Pop Culture References "Amazing Grace" () Biblical References. Martha and Mary () Proverbs This is the same Emory Foster who had served in the 7th Missouri State Militia Cavalry, and who was commander of the Union forces at the Battle of Lone Jack.

After that battle, both Foster and his brother were spared from execution by Cole Younger. "The book is a jewel among the many published diaries recording the Civil War, the battles along the Kansas-Missouri border, and most especially the early years of Kansas statehood."-- Kansas History "Smith's recollections are a prime example of why all serious historians need to include diary accounts in their broad narratives.

One volley settled them. Five fell at the first fire and seven more were killed in the chase. The shelter of Independence alone, where the balance of the regiment was as a breakwater saved the detachment from utter extinction. On this day—the 10th of November, —Cole Younger killed a militiaman seventy-one measured yards.

(Several other Missouri CSA officers responded to Jackman's postwar description of Lone Jack by referring to him as "I did".) In Joanne Chiles Eakins Battle of Lone Jack I can now find Owen Snuffer in a list compiled by Wayne Schnetzer.

It shows Snuffer enlisting 7/19/62 in company B of Cockrell's cavalry (later dismounted as 16th MO infantry.).The Long Riders () cast and crew credits, including actors, actresses, directors, writers and more.- Western outlaws.

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