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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
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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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  • illustrations
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Index
index present
Literary form
non fiction
Nature of contents
bibliography
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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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Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 423-434) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface : "The boldest adventure of the war" -- Pt. I. The plan. The bridge burners -- Old Stars -- The heart of Dixie -- An uncompromising and violent Union man -- Pt. II. The chase. All aboard -- "Someone is running off with your train!" -- The crookedest road under the sun -- The Texas -- A trial of speed -- "Every man for himself!" -- Pt. III. Consequences. Court-martial -- The horrors of the gibbet -- Heaven or Cincinnati -- "A damned long ways from camp" -- Pt. IV. Valor. The Medal of Honor -- The General rides again -- Caboose
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 444 pages
Isbn
9781594160783
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007296046
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, 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
Copyright
Bibliography note
Includes bibliographical references (p. 423-434) and index
Carrier category
volume
Carrier category code
nc
Carrier MARC source
rdacarrier
Content category
text
Content type code
txt
Content type MARC source
rdacontent
Contents
Preface : "The boldest adventure of the war" -- Pt. I. The plan. The bridge burners -- Old Stars -- The heart of Dixie -- An uncompromising and violent Union man -- Pt. II. The chase. All aboard -- "Someone is running off with your train!" -- The crookedest road under the sun -- The Texas -- A trial of speed -- "Every man for himself!" -- Pt. III. Consequences. Court-martial -- The horrors of the gibbet -- Heaven or Cincinnati -- "A damned long ways from camp" -- Pt. IV. Valor. The Medal of Honor -- The General rides again -- Caboose
Dimensions
22 cm
Edition
First edition.
Extent
xvii, 444 pages
Isbn
9781594160783
Isbn Type
(pbk.)
Lccn
2007296046
Media category
unmediated
Media MARC source
rdamedia
Media type code
n
Other physical details
illustrations, maps
System control number
  • (OCoLC)ocm74658776
  • (OCoLC)74658776

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