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Wild Bunch

This article is about the gang. For the 1969 movie, see The Wild Bunch.

Wild Bunch, a gang in the American Wild West, led by Butch Cassidy, included Sundance Kid, Ben Kilpatrick, William Carver, Laura Bullion, Elza Lay, George Curry, Harvey Logan, and Bob Meeks. The Wild Bunch tried to refrain from killing people and Cassidy boasted of having never killed a man.

At 1:00 a.m on June 2, 1899, Cassidy, Curry, Logan and Lay took part in the highly successful Union Pacific train holdup at Wilcox, Wyoming, stealing $30,000. Afterwards, the gang fled to New Mexico. The men were wearing masks made from white napkins possibly stolen from a Harvey House Restaurant.

On August 29th, 1900, Cassidy, the Sundance Kid, Logan and two unidentified gang members, held up another Union Pacific train at Tipton, Wyoming. Less than a month later, on September 19, 1900, they raided the First National Bank of Winnemucca, Nevada, stealing $32,640.

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