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Did the Dalton Brothers Ever Rob Banks in South Carolina?

9/16/2014 • Ask Mr. History

Did the Dalton Brothers gang ever rob banks in South Carolina?

—FB

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Dear FB,

The Bob and Emmett Dalton, forming the gang with at least two cohorts, started out by robbing a gambling house in Silver City, New Mexico, and with further combinations of brothers and non-relatives went on to rob numerous banks and trains from California to Kansas. The is no evidence, however, of them ever operating east of the Mississippi.

Sincerely,

 

Jon Guttman
Research Director
World History Group
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