TITLE

Butch Cassidy and the Montpelier Bank Robbery

AUTHOR(S)
Fine, John Christopher
PUB. DATE
December 2010
SOURCE
History Magazine;Dec2010, Vol. 12 Issue 2, p34
SOURCE TYPE
Periodical
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
An article discussing an 1896 bank robbery in Montpelier, Idaho by outlaw Butch Cassidy is presented. Examining contemporary reactions to the robbery from newspapers and personal accounts, the author explains how the events of the robbery unfolded, including the treatment of hostages and the involvement of gang members Bob Meeks and Elzy Lay. The legal proceedings against the robbers following the incident are also included.
ACCESSION #
55820139

 

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