Civil War Guerrilla Goes on Trail. The case of G. Byron Jones in 1864

By Joanne C. Eakin- To be convicted of being a guerrilla during the Civil War in Missouri meant if he was captured, death was almost immediate. Jones got captured! He faced charges on, naturally, being one of "those," a bushwhacker, a horse thief, bridge burner, stealing slaves for resale and assisting in capturing a steamboat. Prison life quickly loosened his tongue. Soft-cover, indexed, 50 pages.