Chattanooga, Tennessee: Andrews Raiders Monument

On April 12, 1862, James Andrews led 21 Union volunteers to capture a Rebel train and drive it back to the North. 1890 monument with a replica of "The General" locomotive honors the 22 who conducted the raid; most were captured, eight were hanged and buried here.

Chattanooga National Cemetery

1200 Bailey Ave., Chattanooga, TN
Chattanooga National Cemetery. East side of the cemetery, facing Holtzclaw Ave.
Gates open M-F 8-4:30 Local health policies may affect hours and access.
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Andrews Raiders Monument

Great place for a picnic.

[Amielle Moreno, 08/01/2020]

Andrews Raiders.

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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