San Marino, CA;: Golden West, 1965. Hardcover. Item #12213
Better known as The Great Locomotive Chase, this is a reprint of the account of the 1862 raid during the Civil War of J.J. Andrews and his men through Tennessee into Georgia, there seizing the steam engine, The General, and it's train to race back to Northern lines destroying telegraph, rail and bridges behind them; their capture, imprisonment and escape. The author was a participant in the raid. 416 pages engravings. Fine in very good dust jacket with some rubbing and a hint of edge wear.