This Day in Georgia Civil War History
June 07, 1862
James Andrews Hanged
Union spy James Andrews, leader of the raiders who stole The General and led the Andrews Raid/Great Locomotive Chase, was taken from Chattanooga to Atlanta and hanged as a spy. He was buried near where he was hanged, but later his remains were re-interred at the Federal cemetery in Chattanooga. Click here to see his grave.