The Andrews Raiders at Kingston

The Andrews Raiders at Kingston (HM92D)

Location: Kingston, GA 30145 Bartow County
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Country: United States of America
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N 34° 14.155', W 84° 56.793'

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Apr. 12, 1862. James J. Andrews with 18 Ohio soldiers [US] in disguise, & 1 civilian, having seized the locomotive "GENERAL" at Big Shanty (KENNESAW) intending to wreck the State R.R., were forced to side track here & wait for the S. bound freights. After a long delay the "GENERAL" continued N..

Pursuing from Big Shanty, Capt. W. A. Fuller (Conductor), Jeff Cain (Engineer), & Anthony Murphy [CS], — using a push-car — reached the Etowah, where the engine "YONAH" brought them to Kingston; pursuit was resumed on the Rome R.R. locomotive " Wm. R. SMITH."
HM NumberHM92D
Series This marker is part of the Georgia: Georgia Historical Society/Commission series
Marker Number008-34
Year Placed1953
Marker ConditionNo reports yet
Date Added Tuesday, October 21st, 2014 at 1:39pm PDT -07:00
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Locationbig map
UTM (WGS84 Datum)16S E 689120 N 3790221
Decimal Degrees34.23591667, -84.94655000
Degrees and Decimal MinutesN 34° 14.155', W 84° 56.793'
Degrees, Minutes and Seconds34° 14' 9.30" N, 84° 56' 47.58" W
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Area Code(s)770, 706, 678
Closest Postal AddressAt or near 54 Johnson St, Kingston GA 30145, US
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