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Stealing the General
- The Great Locomotive Chase and the First Medal of Honor
- By: Russell S. Bonds
- Narrated by: Bronson Pinchot
- Length: 15 hrs and 11 mins
On April 12, 1862—one year to the day after Confederate guns opened on Fort Sumter and started the Civil War—a tall, mysterious smuggler and self-appointed Union spy named James J. Andrews and 19 infantry volunteers infiltrated Georgia and stole a steam engine called the General. Racing northward at speeds near 60 miles an hour, cutting telegraph lines, and destroying track along the way, Andrews planned to open East Tennessee to the Union army, cutting off men and materiel from the Confederate forces in Virginia.
Sometimes Facts can be more exciting then Fiction
- By Arthur on 12-05-11
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