Riding Vengeance with the James Gang

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By Donald Gilmore

Publisher : Pelican Publishing Company, Inc.

Riding Vengeance with the James Gang

ABOUT Donald Gilmore

Donald Gilmore
Donald Gilmore earned bachelor's and master's degrees in English from the University of Missouri at Kansas City. He taught English at the college level then worked as an editor for seventeen years at the U.S. Army's Combat Studies Institute, retiring in 2001. In addition to serving as tech More...



This historical novel is an account of the James-Younger gang, from its innocent days as citizens at the outbreak of the Civil War to the gang's breakup after its fateful Northfield Raid. The book follows the different members through their experiences with Union brutality, their years as Confederate guerillas, and their outlaw years. By the time Cole Younger ends up in prison, the story has moved from freedom to a complete lack of options.