Famous Confederate guerrilla and an outlaw after the American Civil War. With his brothers Jim, John and Bob Younger, he joined with Jesse and Frank James to lead the James-Younger gang of Missouri bandits.
The Story of Cole Younger, by Himself Being an Autobiography of the Missouri Guerrilla Captain and Outlaw, his Capture and Prison Life, and the Only Authentic Account of the Northfield Raid Ever Published, [en] 1903
When Guy Sigley isn't running around in his full-time job as a small business manager (a.k.a. stay-at-home dad), he writes stories about a guy called Barney. As our author of the day, we chat to Sigley about his book, how much he has in common with Barney and what it takes to write successful comedy.