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Stealing the General

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Stealing the General : the great locomotive chase and the first Medal of Honor

Bonds, Russell S.

Yardley, PA : Westholme, c2007.

xvii, 444 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.

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.

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ISBN:

978-1-59416-033-2 : $29.95

ISBN:

978-1-59416-033-2 : $29.95

Author:

Bonds, Russell S.

Title:

Stealing the General : the great locomotive chase and the first Medal of Honor / Russell S. Bonds.

Edition:

1st ed.

Publisher:

Yardley, PA : Westholme, c2007.

Physical:

xvii, 444 p. : ill., map ; 24 cm.

BibliogrphyNote:

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

Summary:

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.

Subject:

General (Locomotive)

Subject:

Confederate States of America.--Army--Transportation.

Subject:

Chattanooga Railroad Expedition, 1862.

Subject:

Medal of Honor.

AE:CorpName:

Louisville and Nashville Railroad Company.

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