MAJOR BRIDGEWATER, WHY? By Eric F. James “Major Bridgewater, Why?” first appeared in the James-Younger Gang Journal. It appears here in a revised and enhanced edition. “They gutted my office pretty effectually.” So telegraphed Capt. William R. Gross to his Union superiors from the train depot in Danville, Kentucky. The Raid on Danville By January … Continue reading Major Bridgewater, why?