Saturday, January 15, 2011

Jim Younger's Birthday

On January 15,1848,Jim Younger was born in Jackson County,Missouri.He was the ninth of 14 children.Jim joined Quantrill's guerrillas until 1865,when he was captured by Union soliders.He was held prisoner until the end of the Civil War.Afterwards,he tried to live a civil life,but he ended up joining the James-Younger gang.He was off-and-on with the gang throughout their reign,going back and forth from a civil life to robbery.He was known to be the quiet one,but a great listener of the gang.Below is a picture of Jim.

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