William A. Fuller - Kennesaw GA
Posted by: Groundspeak Regular Member Don.Morfe
N 34° 01.437 W 084° 36.901
16S E 720210 N 3767376
Quick Description: As conductor on the state - owned Western & Atlantic R.R. he led the pursuing party that, after a 90-mile chase -- in which three locomotives were used -- recaptured the locomotive General which had been seized at Big Shanty.
Location: Georgia, United States
Date Posted: 10/29/2020 10:53:59 PM
Waymark Code: WM13B3H
Published By: Groundspeak Premium Member Turtle3863
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Long Description:
To The Memory of
William A. Fuller
1836-1905
Captain Independent State Troops
of Georgia, C.S.A.


As conductor on the state - owned Western & Atlantic R.R. he led the pursuing party that, after a 90-mile chase -- in which three locomotives were used -- recaptured the locomotive General which had been seized at Big Shanty, April 12, 1862, by a group of Federal Raiders led by James J. Andrews, intent upon the destruction of the railroad bridges between this point & Chattanooga.

Erected April 12, 1961 by Citizens of
Kennesaw (Big Shanty), Georgia
Inscription by Wilbur C. Kurtz

LOCATION: Marker is in Kennesaw, Georgia, in Cobb County. Marker is on Cherokee Street (Big Shanty Road ), on the right when traveling west. West side of RR tracks, track side. Marker is in this post office area: Kennesaw GA 30152, United States of America.
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