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Stealing the General

Russell S. Bonds

Stealing the General

the great locomotive chase and the first Medal of Honor

by Russell S. Bonds

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Published by Westholme in Yardley, Pa .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Chattanooga Railroad Expedition, 1862,
  • General, The (Steam Locomotive),
  • Medal of Honor,
  • United States -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Secret service,
  • Tennessee -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Secret service,
  • Georgia -- History -- Civil War, 1861-1865 -- Secret service

  • About the Edition

    In April 1862, 20 Union soldiers crossed Confederate lines to steal a locomotive called the General and destroy a critical Confederate supply line. In the aftermath half the team was executed; the half that escaped received the newly established Medal of Honor. -- publishers description.

    Edition Notes

    Includes bibliographical references (p. 423-434) and index.

    StatementRussell S. Bonds.
    Classifications
    LC ClassificationsE473.55 .B66 2007
    The Physical Object
    Paginationxvii, 444 p. :
    Number of Pages444
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17928678M
    ISBN 101594160333
    ISBN 109781594160332
    LC Control Number2007296046

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