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The Resource Stealing the General : the great locomotive chase and the first Medal of Honor, Russell S. Bonds

Stealing the General : the great locomotive chase and the first Medal of Honor, Russell S. Bonds

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Stealing the General : the great locomotive chase and the first Medal of Honor
Title
Stealing the General
Title remainder
the great locomotive chase and the first Medal of Honor
Statement of responsibility
Russell S. Bonds
Creator
Subject
Genre
Language
eng
Summary
In April 1862, 20 Union soldiers crossed Confederate lines to steal a locomotive called the General and destroy a critical Confederate supply line. In the aftermath half the team was executed; the half that escaped received the newly established Medal of Honor. -- publishers description
Summary
In April 1862, 20 Union soldiers crossed Confederate lines to steal a locomotive called the General and destroy a critical Confederate supply line. In the aftermath half the team was executed; the half that escaped received the newly established Medal of Honor. -- publishers description
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170723
Cataloging source
NOG
Dewey number
973.732
Illustrations
  • illustrations
  • maps
Index
index present
LC call number
E473.55
LC item number
.B66 2007
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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True
Target audience
adult
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the great locomotive chase and the first Medal of Honor
Label
Stealing the General : the great locomotive chase and the first Medal of Honor, Russell S. Bonds
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Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 423-434) and index
Contents
Part I: The plan -- The bridge burners -- Old stars -- The heart of Dixie 00 An uncompromising and violent Union man -- Part II: The chase -- All abroad -- "Someone is running off with your train" -- The crookedest road under the sun -- The Texas -- A trial of speed -- "Every man for himself" -- Part III: Consequences -- Court-martial -- The horrors of the gibbet -- Heaven or Cincinnati -- "A damned long ways from camp" -- Part IV: Valor -- The medal of honor -- The General rides again -- Caboose
Control code
2576563
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 444 p.
Isbn
9781594160783
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007296046
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm74658776
  • (OCoLC)74658776
Label
Stealing the General : the great locomotive chase and the first Medal of Honor, Russell S. Bonds
Link
Publication
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 423-434) and index
Contents
Part I: The plan -- The bridge burners -- Old stars -- The heart of Dixie 00 An uncompromising and violent Union man -- Part II: The chase -- All abroad -- "Someone is running off with your train" -- The crookedest road under the sun -- The Texas -- A trial of speed -- "Every man for himself" -- Part III: Consequences -- Court-martial -- The horrors of the gibbet -- Heaven or Cincinnati -- "A damned long ways from camp" -- Part IV: Valor -- The medal of honor -- The General rides again -- Caboose
Control code
2576563
Dimensions
22 cm.
Edition
1st ed.
Extent
xvii, 444 p.
Isbn
9781594160783
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007296046
Other physical details
ill., maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm74658776
  • (OCoLC)74658776

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