Civil War Events by Person - James Andrews


Listing of all day-by-day events of the American Civil War related to the state of James Andrews.

There are a total of (1) Civil War Events by Person - James Andrews events in the CivilWarTimeline.net database. Entries are listed below by date-of-occurrence ascending (first-to-last). Other leading and trailing events are also included for perspective.
April 12, 1862

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In one of the more bizarre operations of the war, Union operatives steal the locomotive named "General" in Northern Georgia running between Atlanta, Georgia and Chattanooga, Tennessee. The event is known as the "Great Locomotive Chase". James J. Andrews is head of the Union effort consisting of volunteers. The locomotive is eventually recaptured and the thieves executed.



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