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Miniature General Chattanooga Tennessee
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Stock #: 11818
Type: Postcard
Era: Linen
City: Chattanooga
State: Tennessee (TN)
County: Hamilton,Marion
Publisher: Chattanooga Magazine Co
Size: 3.5" x 5.5" (9 x 14 cm)

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The Story of The ""General"" in the National Cemetery are buried James J. Andrews and his companions, who captured an Engine at Big Shanty on the Western & Atlantic Railway in an attempt to burn bridges and cut the Confederate Army from its base of supplies. They were overtaken; eight were executed as spies, six were paroled and eight escaped from prison. The famous engine ""General,"" which was captured, is kept as a Memorial in the Union Station at Chattanooga. A tablet tells the story of the raid