Chattanooga, Tennessee: Andrews Raiders Monument

On April 12, 1862, scout James Andrews led 21 Union soldier volunteers on an attack by locomotive to damage the rail line to Chattanooga, while chased by rebel troops. 1891 monument with a replica of "The General" locomotive honors the 22 who conducted the raid -- all captured, and eight were hanged.

Chattanooga National Cemetery

1200 Bailey Ave., Chattanooga, TN
Chattanooga National Cemetery. East side of the cemetery, facing Holtzclaw Ave.
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Andrews Raiders Monument

Memorial to the first Congressional Medal of Honor recipients, members of Andrews Raiders, for their service during the Civil War. Located in the Chattanooga National Cemetery.

[Dave Scott, 07/08/2012]

On April 12, 1862, civilian scout James Andrews and Union Army volunteers grabbed "The General," a locomotive, and went on a wild damage spree on the rail line to Chattanooga, while pursued by Confederate troops in their own locomotives. It's known as the Great Locomotive Chase.

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