The James Gang posing with shotguns and rifles

September 8, 1874

Reports were printed in St. Louis about the Lexington Band. This mid-Missouri band was returning home from a week of playing at a fair and had their pay with them. The band feared a holdup so they armed themselves. The James gang stopped the train but, seeing so many armed men, decided to leave.

James Gang Bank Robbery

October 30, 1866

The James Gang robbed the bank at Lexington.