The Great Locomotive Chase

The Great Locomotive Chase

In April 1862, the stage was set for one of the greatest locomotive chases in history. Union forces planned to steal a train and travel at high speed to Chattanooga, Tennessee, disabling the line as they went, in order to cut off vital rail supplies to the Confederate stronghold of Atlanta, Georgia, some 100-plus miles to the southwest. What they hadn't banked on was the dogged determination of one man Â? train conductor William Fuller Â? who, after realizing his… (more)

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Publisher: Bloomsbury Publishing (September 20, 2012)

Collection: Osprey Publishing

Page count: 64 pages

Language: English


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