General and the Texas: A Pictorial History of the Andrews Raid, April 12, 1862

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On April 12, 1862, twenty Union soldiers and two civilians stole a train powered by a locomotive named "The General" just north of Atlanta. Their mission was to drive the train north to Chattanooga, destroying bridges, railways, and rolling stock along the way. Confederates, however, commandeered several engines, including "The Texas, " and initiated what became known as "The Great Locomotive Chase." Two movies and numerous books have been dedicated to this chapter in American history, but this is the first pictorial ...

General and the Texas: A Pictorial History of the Andrews Raid, April 12, 1862 1999, Pictorial Histories Publishing Company

ISBN-13: 9781575100609

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