The Lost Cause


    Biography Crime

    The Lost Cause

    The Trials of Frank and Jesse James

    James P Muehlberger

    Westholme 2013

    Hardback 271pp Illustrated

    9781594161735   Product Code: 23243

    In 1869 two strangers shot dead a bank teller in Missouri, the first of a series of crimes that would create the legend of Frank and Jesse James, and the only one for which Jesse would be tried. Yet no record of the case was known - until, in 2007, attorney James Muehlberger unearthed the documents. His account reveals how the motive was not robbery, but revenge for an earlier killing during the Civil War.

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