Andrews Raid

Monteville Roberts and The Great Locomotive Chase

12 September 2009 Family Stories

Monteville and other members of the Roberts family aided in capturing the Union soldiers who were involved in the Andrews Raid (a.k.a. The Great Locomotive Chase).  The Andrews Raiders had abandoned the locomotive General eighteen miles south of Chattanooga.  The hunt for the fugitive raiders was prompt and successful; several were captured the same day […]

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