James J. Andrews

Across from courthouse, Flemingsburg, KY

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Photo taken by Bill Eichelberger

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"Andrews lived here 1859-62. In 1862 he led 22 Union soldiers into Georgia to cut the railway between Marietta and Chattanooga. Their capture of the locomotive "The General" and their pursuit by Confederates was a dramatic incident of the Civil War."

Update Log 

  • July 24, 2012: Updated by Bill Eichelberger: Updated location.
  • July 24, 2012: New photos from Bill Eichelberger
  • July 23, 2012: Added by Bill Eichelberger

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