Jul 10, 2018
With the help of his gun “Old Kill-Devil”, Sam Hildebrand became a figure revered by the entire state of Missouri, including the infamous Jesse James. This episode, we’re going to the wilderness of Doe Run in St Francis County, for the tale of a notorious bushwhacker during the Civil War. With over 100 alleged kills to his name, Hildebrand embarked on a lifelong journey of death and destruction. With a $10,000 price on his head and hundreds of men after the reward, his reign of terror continued far longer than it should have.
Also this week, Jim looks at some curious egg thefts, and tells the tale of a dead cat through poetry.