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  There certainly was: "Hard war" in Virginia, but in Missouri it was the hardest of all. What took place there had no equal for savagery and butchery anywhere else.

  The link below discusses the history of one county in Missouri from the mid 1850s to the end of Reconstruction. It includes the prominent part played by the family of Jesse James, and the persona of him created after the war to a large degree by former Major John Newman Edwards.

The Economist, 10/5/02 - Biographer T.J. Stiles


  Jesse James was killed on this date in 1882.

Jesse James - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia

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