Austin and Riley's Jesse James

  • Born

    a devil is born
  • Period: to

    jesse james died born

  • Joining forces

    Joining forces
    1864 Jesse joins "Bloody" Bill Anderson's guerilla forces at the age of sixteen
  • Robbed clay county bank

    October 30, 1866 Five members of the James-Younger Gang robbed The Alexander Mitchell and Co. Bank in Lexington, Missouri making of with $2,000. No one was injured. Though Frank and Jesse were said to have part of the robbery, other report place them out of the state at the time
  • Robbed davies county savings bank of gallalatin

    December 7, 1869 The James-Younger Gang hold up Davies County Savings Bank of Gallatin, Missouri, killing cashier John W. Sheets and wounding clerk William McDowell as he ran for the door. Making off with only $700, a $3,000 reward is offered for their capture
  • Robbed his first stage coach

    Robbed his first stage coach
    January 15, 1874 Jesse James and four members of the gang robbed their first stagecoach near Hot Springs, Arkansas, taking cash and jewels valued at approximately $3,000. No one was injured. After Jesse's death, a good watch taken from one of the stage passengers was found among his effects.
  • Robbed bank in cornith

    April 29, 1872 The James-Younger Gang, including 5 riders, robbed the Bank of Columbia in Columbia, Kentucky, killing cashier R.A.C. Martin in the process. The gang made off with $6,000
  • Surounded

    January 26, 1875 Thinking that the James Brothers were hiding out at the family farm, six Pinkerton agents surrounded their mother's home near Kearney, Missouri. In an effort to lure them out, the agents tossed a smoke bomb into the house. However, Archie Samuel, thinking it was a loose stick from the fire, tossed it "back" into the fireplace when it exploded. The explosion killed the young boy and took the lower part of Zerelda's arm off.
  • Robbed huntington bank

    Robbed huntington bank
    September 5, 1875 On Jesse's 28th birthday, the James-Younger Gang robbed the Huntington Bank in Huntington, West Virginia making off with somewhere between $10,000-$20,000. One of their gang was shot during the robbery.
  • Attemped to rob bank

    Attemped to rob bank
    September 7, 1876 In the infamous failed attempt to to rob the First National Bank of Northfield, Minnesota the James-Younger Gang was destroyed. Bank cashier Heyman refused to open the safe and ducked down. Angered, Jesse put a pistol to his head and shot him. The shot was heard beyond the bank and when the bank alarm began to go off the Northfield citizens opened fire upon the gang. Charley Pitts and Bill Chadwell were killed. Cole, Jim and Bob Younger were badly wounded but managed to escape.
  • Robbed train

    July 7, 1876 The Missouri-Pacific Railroad train in Rockey Cut, Missouri was robbed of $15,000 by the James-Younger Gang.
  • Last train robbery

    Last train robbery
    September 7, 1881 Their last train robbery was that of the Chicago and Alton train at Blue Cut, near Glendale, Missouri. The gang made off with $3000 in cash and jewelry taken from the passengers.
  • Death

    this is when his rain of terror ended