The story of the Andrews raid. by John Franklin Bair

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Published by Press of Report publishing company limited in Lebanon, Pa .

Written in English

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  • Chattanooga railroad expedition, 1862. [from old catalog]

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LC ClassificationsPS3503.A538 S7 1898
The Physical Object
Pagination139 p.
Number of Pages139
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL24157932M
LC Control Number30029710

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This book discusses the raid on the Atlanta-Chattanooga rail line and puts it in the context of a military operation. Andrews, a civilian who worked as a Union spy (and Confederate smuggler) proposed a raid to seize a locomotive in Marietta, Georgia and riding it all the way to Chattanooga, Tennessee, destroying bridges and sections of track in the process/5(14).

“Daring and Suffering”, A History of the Andrews Railroad Raid, by William Pittenger Pittenger was a member of the Civil War raider group led by one James J. Andrews on probably the most audaciously daring raid by either side during our civil War/5(9). ISBN Used book in good reading book is a facsimile edition of the third edition of of the story of the Andrews railroad raid which occurred during the American Civil War in when 24 men from the Union side infiltrated the Confederate lines to steal a train.

This book is the story of an unsuccessful raid to steal a steam engine in Atlanta and cripple the Confederate railroad supply line to its troops. The raiders, led by a northern spy but consisting mainly of volunteers from the Union Army, were captured, some were The story of the Andrews raid.

book and others spent time in southern prisons.4/5. From inside the book. Other editions - View all. Wild Train: The Story of the Andrews Raiders Charles Kendall O'Neill Snippet view - Common terms and phrases.

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Andrews lead a small force of disguised Union soldiers south to Big Shanty (Kennesaw), GA with the goal of stealing a locomotive and sabotaging the Western & Atlantic Railroad between Atlanta, GA and Chattanooga, TN.

The book also contains a step-by-step "Retracing the Route of the Andrews Raid" section, which describes thirteen sites associated with the Raid that have extant remains.

The "General" is the most revered and famous locomotive in the world. It was the star of the Civil War Andrews Raid. He chronicles the pre-planning and the actual chase, and the book’s strength may be the aftermath, jailing and escape, which is every bit as harrowing a story as the chase is.

The Wild Train, published inis more a compilation of firsthand accounts rather than narrative, but it has some gem conclusions that shed light on the actual raid. The book also contains a step-by-step "Retracing the Route of the Andrews Raid" section, which describes thirteen sites associated with the Raid that have extant remains.

The "General" is the most revered and famous locomotive in the world. It was the star of the Civil War Andrews Raid. "Wild Train: The Story of the Andrews Raiders - The First Full Account of A Daring Civil War Raid and Its Hair-Raising Aftermath" [] by Charles O'Neill long considered one of the most authoritative accounts of the Andrews Raid Random House 9x6½ hardcover [] out of print/used.

Nicknamed by the raid’s survivors as the “hell hole,” the memory of it would come to haunt them in the years following.

Onthe raiders’ worst nightmare started to be realized when Confederate The story of the Andrews raid. book sentenced James Andrews to death without a trial. A week later, he hung from the gallows. Three hundred twenty years ago, Henry Every became the world’s most successful pirate—and its most wanted man—after leading a bloody raid.

This was actually the second time the story of the Andrews Raid had been told on screen. Buster Keaton made a silent film about it incalled “The General.” The Great Locomotive Chase is, however, credited by some as the first Disney movie to use a curse word, as the phrase “Damn Yankees!” Is uttered more than once.

The book also contains a step-by-step "Retracing the Route of the Andrews Raid" section, which describes thirteen sites associated with the Raid that have extant remains. The "General" is the most revered and famous locomotive in the world.

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Bogle of Atlanta for information on the conflicting accounts in Gay's memoirs. During the evening of April 7,twenty-four men infiltrated the Confederate lines below Shelbyville, Tennessee, and traveled by separate routes toward Atlanta. Their goal was to steal a train and head north for Chattanooga, disrupting rail service between the two cities by burning bridges, tearing up track, and cutting telegraph wires.

If successful, they would isolate Chattanooga and Format: Paperback. This month's CWRT talk is by Dr. Bob Goulding and about The Andrews Railroad Raid. So maybe I will review the Raid prior to the meeting. If you get interested enough to purchase a book on the subject, The Story is worth reading a book on it.

I live about 8 miles from the marker that denotes where the General ran out of Steam. WILD TRAIN, THE STORY OF THE ANDREWS RAIDERS Author O'Neill, Charles Format/binding Hardcover Book condition Used Edition First edition, first printing Binding Hardcover Publisher Random House Place of Publication New York Date published Keywords railroads, railroad, railroading, trains, Civil War, The General, Bookseller catalogsBook Edition: First Edition, First Printing.

The ApAndrews’ Raid, also known as The Great Locomotive Chase, is notable as a wild sequence of events where the military’s Author: Corey Adwar. Get this from a library. The Andrews raid: or the great locomotive chase, Ap [Sam Epstein; Beryl Epstein] -- The story of a group of union raiders who stole a locomotive and blew up bridges and tunnels as they headed northward from Atlanta to Chattanooga.

ion of survivors of the Andrews Raid at McComb and Findlay. • —Became agent for the sale of William Pittenger’s book on the Andrews Raid. • —The State of Ohio placed an impres‐ sive monument honoring Andrews Raiders at the Chattanooga National Cemetery.

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The great locomotive chase: the Andrews' raid, [Gordon L Rottman] -- In April20 Union soldiers crossed Confederate lines to steal a locomotive called the General and destroy a critical Confederate supply line.

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The celebrity locomotive in what also became known as Andrews' Raid was the Western & Atlantic Railroad's General. The American Type steamer was commandeered by James Andrews himself (leader of the raid) and used throughout the chase where he traveled northward from Atlanta causing as much damage as he could.

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