In Part Two of an ongoing series, Richard welcomes an author to discuss False Flag operations throughout U.S. history, including World Wars One and Two and the Korean Conflict.
While William T. Leeper was willing to go to most any lengths to achieve success and become a man of means he was unable to achieve what he most wanted from many of his contemporaries, which was respect.
This article was originally published by State of the Ozarks online magazine. John Reilly spotted Jesse and Frank James camping “at the foot of the hill just beyond ‘Uncle’ David Lutes’ residence about one-and-one-half mile west of Lutesville [Bollinger County, Missouri].” It was the night after the James Gang’s first train robbery. The holdup occurredContinue reading “James Gang Spotted In Bollinger County”
Col. W.T. Leeper overtook and sounded them and in attempting to prevent arrest one of them was killed and another probably mortally wounded. Hanging is too good for such fiends.
It is said by the old inhabitants that the first day the saloon was opened in Mill Spring a man was killed in it, and now the last hours of the saloon business adds a last victim to the nefarious traffic.
GUEST: Clint Lacy is a life long resident of Missouri. He resides in the Eastern Ozarks foothills of Southeast Missouri. He is an independent writer who has been published in both mainstream and independent newspapers and magazines. In 2015 he released his first book “Blood in the Ozarks: Union War Crimes Against Southern Sympathizers and Civilians in Occupied Missouri” his latest book is “The Beginner’s Guide to False Flags
Captain Leeper seems to have done more harm locally than good. Bitterness abounded for many generations thereafter toward him. He became known locally as the chief “Jayhawker.”
“Thomas A. Haynes , private, Company L, 3’rd Missouri State Militia is to be shot for horse stealing and robbing the store of John J.L. Collins of Logtown, Iron County, Missouri.”
These accounts lead to a lot of questions. Were Sheriff Fraser and James Stevens having a meeting at midnight ( or 1:00 am depending on which account is more accurate)? Were James Fraser, James Stevens & Justice of the Peace Critze abusing their powers for financial gang?
“My mother’s grandfather, Jonas Myers served in the Confederate Army and was killed in Northeast Arkansas after the conflict ended while on his way home to Bollinger County in Southeast Missouri. Some accounts say that he and several other local men on their return journey were robbed and then lined up and executed by so-called bushwhackers, lawless men who preyed on both sides.