In fact, the slain cashier turned out not to be Cox. After the deadly heist, an influential pro-Confederate newspaper editor in Missouri, John Newman Edwards, befriended Jesse and went on to promote the former bushwhacker as a hero and defiant Southern patriot of the Reconstruction era. James himself wrote letters to newspapers in which he defended his actions.
This area of Missouri was largely settled by people from the Upper South, especially Kentucky and Tennesseeand became known as Little Dixie for this reason.
James had two full siblings: His father, Robert S. Jamesfarmed commercial hemp in Kentucky and was a Baptist minister before coming to Missouri. Robert traveled to California during the Gold Rush to minister to those searching for gold;  he died there when James was three years old.
Reuben Samuelwho moved into the James family home. Jesse's mother and Samuel had four children together: Farmers raised the same crops and livestock as in the areas from which they had migrated.
They brought slaves with them and purchased more according to their needs. The county counted more slaveholders and more slaves than most other regions of the state; in Missouri as a whole, slaves accounted for only 10 percent of the Jesse james, but in Clay County they constituted 25 percent.
This influenced how the population acted during and for a period of time after the war. After the passage of the Kansas—Nebraska Act inClay County Jesse james the scene of great turmoil, as the question of whether slavery would be expanded into the neighboring Kansas Territory bred tension and hostility.
Many people from Missouri migrated to Kansas to try to influence its future. Much of the dramatic build-up to the Civil War centered on the violence that erupted on the Kansas—Missouri border between pro- and anti-slavery militias.
A bitter conflict ensued, resulting in an escalating cycle of atrocities committed by both sides. Confederate guerrillas murdered civilian Unionists, executed prisoners, and scalped the dead.
The Union presence enforced martial law with raids on homes, arrests of civilians, summary executionsand banishment of Confederate sympathizers from the state. He fell ill and returned home soon afterward.
Inhe was identified as a member of a guerrilla squad that operated in Clay County. They tortured Reuben Samuel by briefly hanging him from a tree.
According to legend, they lashed young Jesse. Quantrill known as Quantrill's Raiders. It is thought that he took part in the notorious massacre of some two hundred men and boys in Lawrence, Kansasa center of abolitionists.
In the spring he returned in a squad commanded by Fletch Taylor. Jesse suffered a serious wound to the chest that summer.
The Clay County provost marshal reported that both Frank and Jesse James took part in the Centralia Massacre in September, in which guerrillas stopped a train carrying unarmed Union soldiers returning home from duty and killed or wounded some 22 of them; the guerrillas scalped and dismembered some of the dead.
The guerrillas also ambushed and defeated a pursuing regiment of Major A. Johnson's Union troops, killing all who tried to surrender, who numbered more than Frank later identified Jesse as a member of the band who had fatally shot Major Johnson.
Though ordered to move South beyond Union lines, they moved north across the nearby state border into Nebraska Territory. Frank followed Quantrill into Kentuckywhile Jesse went to Texas under the command of Archie Clementone of Anderson's lieutenants.
He is known to have returned to Missouri in the spring. The conflict split the population into three bitterly opposed factions: The Republican-dominated Reconstruction legislature passed a new state constitution that freed Missouri's slaves.Jesse Gregory James (born April 19, ) is an American television personality and former CEO of Austin, Texas-based Austin Speed Shop.
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