This is a Stick-up! Stagecoach Robberies

Lyons, Chuck
November 2008
History Magazine;Nov2008, p29
The author explores the outlaws and villains who terrorized the American West. One of the villains was a woman named Pearl Hart, who served two-and-a-half years of a five-year sentence after robbing a stagecoach. Another one was Tennessean Tom Bell, whose actual name was Tom Hodges or maybe Tom Hood, who was said to be tired of robbing stores and passersby on isolated sections of road, and later on turned his attention to coaches and then rob the Comptonville-Marysville stage in California.


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