Saturday, January 15, 2011

Cole Younger's Birthday

On January 15,1844,Cole Younger was born in Harrisonville,Missouri.He was the seventh of 14 children.He joined Quantrill's guerrillas after his father was killed by a group of Jayhawkers.After the massacre at Centralia,Cole joined the Confederacy.After their defeat he came back to the guerrillas whom were now led by Archie Clements.It's believed that Cole didn't participate in the robberies until 1868 in Russellville,Kentucky.Below is a picture of Cole.

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